President Duterte signs EO on FOI
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order on Freedom of Data, Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar announced Sunday morning.
In a press conference in Davao City, Andanar mentioned the EO was finalized Saturday night. "We have become holding a final copy associated with an EO on the FOI... Following 29 many years of fighting to boost the correct to freedom of data," he said.
Andanar cited that it only took 25 days beneath the Duterte administration to employ the FOI. Duterte was sworn into workplace last June 30. He's going to deliver his initial State in the Nation Address on Monday, July 25.