Naturalized Filipino businessman Peter Wallace on Wednesday portrayed as noteworthy the achievements of President Rodrigo Duterte in only 100 days of his organization.
”We’ve had almost 100 days now and we’ve had things done. I’m quiet amazed really how many things have been accomplished,” Wallace said in a press briefing in Malacañang.
He recognized President Duterte for marking an official request on the usage of Freedom of Information (FOI) inside the official branch.
“But I think the one that struck us all immediately was, after what? Five presidents, 25 years, we didn’t have a Freedom of Information Act. Within six days, we had one. Just like that. He did the sensible thing. He passed an executive order,” the businessman said.
Wallace, originator of the Wallace Business Forum which helps (CEOs) comprehend the business environment in the Philippines, said he is sure Congress would pass the FOI charge that will cover all branches of government.
“I’ve no doubt, given the majority he has in both Houses, that (the) law will be passed,” he said.
He likewise applauded the President for naming Cabinet secretaries who are financial and business specialists.
“His economic cluster is a very well-chosen cluster of people who are former businessmen and academics who know their job and know what has to be done. And he has said on numerous occasions, he will rely on them and their guidance as to where to go,” Wallace said.
He said the business group has basically concurred with the 10-point financial motivation of President Duterte.
Wallace, whose Philippine citizenship was endorsed as of late by Congress, Republic Act No. 10685 ordered September 2015, called Duterte’s choice to proceed with the great arrangements of the past organization a “remarkable change”.
“Each government has wanted to just to throw out the baby with the bathwater and start all over again. He said, ‘No, continuity is important. We’ll continue with those things that are good and we’ll speed them up,'” he said.
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