Former congressman and TV anchor Teodoro Locsin Jr. is the Philippines new ambassador to the United Nations, Malacañang announced Sunday.
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said Locsin accepted the post during his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte at Bahay Pangarap in Malacañang.
"Cong Locsin said he accepted the position as UN Ambassador," Andanar said.
He said Locsin will issue a statement on his appointment on Tuesday.
Locsin was a representative of Makati City from 2001 to 2010. —report from Trisha Macas/ALG, GMA News