October 16, 2015
Press Release - October 16, 2015
Resigned Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino this afternoon officially turned over the reins of the agency to Assistant General Manager for Operations Emerson Carlos.
During the weekly flag retreat at the MMDA main office in Makati City, Tolentino symbolically turned over the flag of leadership to Carlos.
Carlos will be acting as Officer in Charge of MMDA.
Tolentino said the appointment of Carlos as OIC was approved by Malacanang, reading a letter from Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. and signed by President Benigno Aquino III.
Tolentino also called on MMDA officials and personnel to support Carlos as the agency braces for the yearly November 1 All Saint's Day observance and the upcoming Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.