MANILA -- The Senate on Wednesday elected the second half of committee chairmanships for the 18th Congress.
During the plenary session, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri moved for the election of the chairpersons for 16 Senate committees.
The committee chairmanships were approved by Senate President Vicente Sotto.
Below is the list of chairpersons and committees for the second half of election:
Committee on Youth - Senator Sonny Angara
Committee on Climate Change - Senator Nancy Binay
Committee on Peace, Unification, and Reconciliation - Senator Ronald dela Rosa
Committee on Science and Technology - Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
Committee on Sports - Senator Bong Go
Committee on Justice and Human Rights - Senator Richard Gordon
Committee on Accounts - Senator Panfilo Lacson
Committee on Electoral Reforms and People's Participation - Senator Imee Marcos
Committee on Ethics and Privileges - Senator Manny Pacquiao
Committee on Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship - Senator Aquilino Pimentel III
Committee on Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies - Senator Grace Poe
Committee on Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation - Senator Bong Revilla Jr.
Committee on Urban Planning, Housing, and Resettlement - Senator Francis Tolentino
Committee on Agrarian Reform - Senator Cynthia Villar
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources - Senator Cynthia Villar
Committee on Cooperatives - Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri
The upper chamber already elected the chairpersons for 20 other Senate committees on Tuesday.
Source: Philippines News Agency