Aguinaldo State Dining Room, Malacañan Palace
October 4, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte convened the 19th Cabinet Meeting to discuss several significant matters at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room in Malacañan Palace.

Included in the discussions were matters arising from the 18th Cabinet Meeting as tackled by Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco, Jr., guidelines on the conduct of random illegal drug testing in public and private schools by Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones, updates on the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Package 1 by Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, briefing on government military reservations and real estate assets by Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, and other urgent affairs.

Many other key officials joined the President in the meeting including Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar, Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez, and Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade.

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