MANILA, Philippines — Pasig and Manila have approved their respective budgets for 2020, allocating most of their funds for health and social services.
In a Facebook post on Friday, Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto said the city had approved its P12 billion budget.
Sotto said 21% of the city budget had been allocated for health care.
“Drastic changes! Pinaka malaking itinaas mula 2019 ay ang pondo para sa HEALTHCARE — tungo sa serbisyo pangkalusugan na abot-kamay para sa bawat isa,” Sotto said.
[Drastic changes! The biggest change from the 2019 budget is the funding for health care — aimed at providing health services that everyone can afford.]
Only 11% was earmarked for repair…
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