Aguinaldo State Dining Room, Malacañang
January 30, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presided over the first full Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting carried out under his administration at the Rizal Hall in Malacañang.

Established by Republic Act No. 7640 during the Ramos administration, the LEDAC serves as a consultative and advisory body to the President and the Legislative branch, as well as representatives of the private sector, to discuss certain programs and policies essential to the realization of goals of the national economy. It also serves as a venue to facilitate and discuss high-level issues and concerns that affect national development.

The LEDAC is composed of 20 members with the President as Chair. Its members include the Vice President, the Senate President, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, seven members of the Cabinet, three members of the Senate, three members of the House of Representatives, a representative from the local government units (LGUs), a representative from the youth sector, and a representative from the private sector.

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