Sinalo ni Senadora Loren Legarda si Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno na ipinasisibak ng mga kongresista.
Mariing sinabi ni Legarda na kilala niya si Diokno na may integridad at mahusay na gumaganap sa kaniyang tungkulin.
Bilang chairman ng Senate committee on finance, nagkakatulungan sina Legarda at Diokno sa paghimay ng pambansang badyet.
“Secretary Benjamin Diokno is a man of integrity and his competence is unquestionable. Even in his previous stints in government, he has been known for introducing reforms that would enhance transparency and improve the efficiency of government service,” diin ni Legarda.
“As Chair of the Committee on Finance, I have been working with him not only on the annual national budget but also on proposed measures to reform the budget system and in all those times he has proven that he is a no-nonsense man and an honest public servant,” dagdag nito.
Sinabi ni Legarda na titindig siya para patotohanan ang integridad ni Diokno.
“I firmly believe in Secretary Diokno’s integrity and in his capability to carry out reforms and introduce programs that would ensure equitable, inclusive, resilient and sustainable growth for our country. He has my full support,” sabi pa ni Legarda.