JBC member, 19 DFA senior officials and 32 other senior military officers get CA nod

MERIT AND FITNESS CONFIRMED. The Commission on Appointments (CA), in today’s hybrid plenary session presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Vicente C. Sotto III,  confirmed the ad interim appointment of Hon. Jose Catral Mendoza as Member, representing the Retired Justices of the Supreme Court, Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), Supreme Court of the Philippines for a term expiring 09 July 2025. Likewise, the nominations and ad interim appointments of 19 senior officials in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), headed by Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil Mario Fontanilla Chan, and 32 other senior military officers in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) hurdled the confirmation process and got the Commission’s nod in the same plenary session. (CA-CTS, 09/22/21)