Itinalaga ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang kanyang economic adviser na si Ramon 'RJ' Jacinto
bilang undersecretary ng Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT).
Papalitan ni Jacinto ang nagbitiw na si DICT Undersecretary Eliseo Rio, Jr., nitong nakalipas na linggo.
"The Palace confirms that Mr. Ramon P. Jacinto has been appointed undersecretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), co-terminous with the appointing authority on 22 May 2022,” sabi ni Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque.
Una nang itinalaga si Jacinto bilang Presidential Adviser on Economic Affairs and Information Technology back noong July 2016.
Ayon kay Roque, magsisilbing DICT undersecretary hanggang May 22, 2022 si Jacinto.
"We are confident that Usec. Jacinto will serve DICT with dedication and integrity and will contribute to achieving the Department's mandate under the current administration," wika pa ni Roque.
Kilala rin si Jacinto na isang musician at negosyante.
Matatandaang isa ang opisyal na tumulong sa kampanya ni Duterte noong 2016 elections.