Aguinaldo State Dining Room, Malacañan Palace
September 4, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presided over the 18th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañan Palace.

Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol briefed the President on the recent bird flu outbreak while Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Chief Persida Rueda-Acosta discussed the status of the Legal Assistance Fund and other assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) facing legal and court cases abroad.

The Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda 2017-2022 and an update briefing on the management of the Philippine Rise were also tackled during the meeting.

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