Reso on sugar imports ‘illegal’; probe ongoing: Palace

Reso on sugar imports ‘illegal’; probe ongoing: Palace

MANILA – A resolution that supposedly approved the importation of 300,000 metric tons (MT) of sugar is “illegal”, Malacanang said Thursday.Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said the resolution uploaded on the website of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) but later deleted was not authorized by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., who is also SRA chairperson.”It appears that the resolution was signed for and on behalf of the President by [Department of Agriculture] Undersecretary Leocadio Sebastian.