Zubiri is new Senate President, ex officio CA Chairman

“TRABAHADOR NG SENADO” TAKES SENATE, CA REINS: Sen. Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri takes his oath as the 24th Senate President of the Republic of the Philippines, Monday, July 25, 2022. Former Senate Majority Leader Zubiri was elected as the new Senate President by acclamation at the opening of the First Regular Session of the 19th Congress. By virtue of Article VI, Section 18 of the 1987 Constitution, the Senate President serves as the ex officio Chairman of the Commission on Appointments. Sen. Grace Poe, hailed Senate President Zubiri as a real “TRABAHADOR NG SENADO,” who recorded a perfect attendance and shepherded priority measures on the floor in the Senate. (CA-CTS, 07/25/22, Photo by Joseph Vidal, Senate PRIB)