MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the establishment of a national government administrative center (NGAC) in New Clark City, Tarlac to serve as “back-up” in times of disasters and emergencies.
In his Executive Order (EO) No. 119 dated Nov. 17, Duterte said the NGAC will “serve as an integrated government center outside the NCR [National Capital Region], and, in case of disaster, a recovery center and back-up administrative hub.”
The President ordered all departments and agencies under the Executive branch to establish satellite or field offices at the administrative center in New Clark City.
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