2 MANILA / MANALO NAMED OFW ENVOY
President Rodrigo Duterte has tapped Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo as his special envoy for concerns related to overseas Filipino workers (OFW). Malacañang yesterday released Manalo’s appointment papers signed by Duterte on Tuesday. Manalo’s term began on January 30 this year and will end on January 29, 2019. Manalo, the eldest son of the late INC executive Eraño Manalo, assumed post as the INC’s executive minister in September 2009. The influential religious group had endorsed Duterte’s presidential bid in 2016.