PGMA names Cabactulan as new envoy to UN

March 29, 2010 11:34 pm 

MANILA, March 29 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has appointed Ambassador Libran Cabactulan as the new permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), replacing resigned Ambassador Hilario Davide Sr.

Executive Secretary Leandro Mendoza said in a media briefing at Malacanang on Monday that Davide resigned in the first week of March to help his son who is running for the gubernatorial post in Cebu province.

Cabactulan is assigned at the Office of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs as senior assistant for Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation with a rank of Assistant Secretary. (PNA)

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