The Tourism Promotions Board chief’ resignation comes after President Duterte declared he is going to fire 5 government authorities
President Rodrigo Duterte acknowledged the resignation of Tourism Promotions Board Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) chief Cesar Montano on Monday, May 21.
Montano resigned following news reports about the P80-million sponsorship bargain for the food tourism program “Buhay Carinderia” with Mary Lindbert International Incorporated. Montano said the undertaking was “embraced” by then-Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo however his mark was additionally found in the checks issued to the organization.
Duterte acknowledged Montano’s “coutesy resignation” in the wake of reporting 5 of his deputies are on the hacking square. Prior on Monday, Malacañang reported the President has let go Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino for purportedly managing one of his sisters.
Montano had been a dynamic supporter of Duterte’s amid his 2016 presidential crusade, regularly showing up at his fights.