Aurelio Gonzales Jr. is PDP-Laban chair in Central Luzon

Gonzales is PDP-Laban chair in Central Luzon

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Gonzales is PDP-Laban chair in Central Luzon

Thursday, January 18, 2018

PAMPANGA. Pampanga third district Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr. is congratulated by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez after taking his oath as chairman of PDP-Laban Central Luzon. (Contributed photo)

PAMPANGA third district Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr. is now the chairman of President Duterte's party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP)-Laban, in Central Luzon.

His appointment to the post was signed by Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, national president; Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, national secretary general; and Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, vice chairman.

His appointment took effect on January 15.

As regional chairman, Gonzales, who is the deputy majority floor leader of the House of Representatives, is tasked to lead and direct the party and its members to make the culture shift toward party-based politics, among others.

PDP-Laban is pushing for a revamp of the Constitution and for federalism to replace the presidential form of government in the Philippines.

Gonzales is also supposed to start preparations for the 2019 elections. (NCS)

Published in the SunStar Pampanga newspaper on January 19, 2018.

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