President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Presidential Adviser on Clark Programs and Projects.
Senator Christopher Lawrence”Bong” Go, confirmed Arroyo’s appointment to reporters on Thursday.
The Clark Freeport Zone is located in Pampanga, Arroyo’s home province. It is being eyed as a growth engine for the central and northern parts of Luzon as it hosts an airport and urban developments that is gradually taking on a “green” theme.
After her 10-year term as president, Arroyo served as Pampanga’s 2nd District representative from 2010 to 2019.
In October 2017, Arroyo took oath as a member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), the political party chaired by Duterte. SOVEREIGNPH