Senator Loren Legarda, Chairperson of the Committee on Finance (2nd from right), chats with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea (2nd from left) along with Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito (left) and Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra during the plenary budget deliberation of the Office of the President’s FY 2018 budget at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City on October 11, 2017. AVITO DALAN/PNA-northboundasia.com