MANILA, Philippines — Senator Panfilo Lacson is seeking the deletion of P63 billion from the proposed budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to be realigned to the government’s national broadband program and to aid typhoon-hit provinces.
“My [sub-]committee proposed to delete something like P63 billion from the budget of the DPWH,” Lacson said in an interview with ABS-CBN News Channel on Wednesday.
“We proposed at least to the mother committee (Senate finance committee) to delete P63 billion from the budget of the DPWH,” he added.
Included in the P63 billion that he proposed to the Senate finance committee to remove is P43 billion originally allocated…
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