Outgoing Vice President Leni Robredo has met with Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio’s representatives for transition talks.
Robredo welcomed and gave Duterte’s transition team a tour during their visit to the Office of the Vice President in Quezon City, GMA News reported.
During the meeting, Robredo said she was ready to assist and guide the incoming group to ensure a smooth transition to the next administration.
On June 1, the transition teams held a Zoom meeting during in which they discussed the overview of the organization and primary reforms and projects under Robredo’s term.
Meanwhile, San Pedro Square in Davao City was being readied for the inauguration of Vice President-elect Duterte-Carpio.
The President’s daughter, also the incumbent Davao City mayor, earlier said she wanted to establish satellite offices in different regions to bring services closer to the people.
The Philippine National Police said no serious threats have been monitored for the inauguration of President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on June 30 in Manila and for Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio on June 19 in Davao City.
Last week, Duterte-Carpio formally reached out to the Office of the Vice President and the Department of Education ahead of her expected takeover of both agencies starting July 1, her spokesman said.
In a statement, Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco, Duterte-Carpio’s spokesperson, said the Vice President-elect “has communicated formally with the Office of the Vice President… with the view to ensuring a smooth, orderly, and comprehensive transition.”
Barry Gutierrez, spokesperson of Robredo, assured preparations were ongoing for the turnover.