Pres. Rody Duterte Approves P270 Billion Worth of Infrastructure Projects Nationwide


The President of the Republic of the Philippines who dreams of making the country as one of the world's fastest growing economy in terms of infrastructure spending approved a total of seven (7) infra projects close to P270 billion as confirmed by the country's economic chief. 


According to National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Ernesto Pernia, the seven projects of the Duterte administration were approved during their second meeting in MalacaƱang on Monday, November 14, 2016. 

Aside from the go-signal from the Philippine President, the NEDA Board also approved the Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) Guidelines on processing China-assisted projects. 

Two of the most notable major projects approved by Pres. Duterte is the construction of the New Cebu International Port in Cebu City and the North-South Railway Project-South Line in Metro Manila. 

Here's the List of Seven (7) Projects Approved by Pres. Rody Duterte:

  • Scaling up of the Second Cordillera Highlands Agricultural Resources Management Project
  • Expansion of the Philippine Rural Development Project
  • Improvement/Widening of General Luis-Kaybiga-Polo-Novaliches Road to Valenzuela City
  • New Cebu International Port
  • North-South Railway Project — South Line
  • Malitubog-Maridagao Irrigation Project, Stage 2
  • New Nayong Pilipino at Entertainment City

  • Pres. Rody Duterte already approved a total of 14 projects wort P171 billion which are listed below:

    1. P74.6-billion Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) public-private partnership (PPP) project
    2. P37.8-billion Metro Manila Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in EDSA
    3. P23.5-billion first phase of the Metro Manila Flood Management Project
    4. P10.2-billion Inclusive Partnership for Agricultural Competitiveness project
    5. P8-billion second phase of the Maritime Safety Capability Improvement project for the Philippine Coast Guard
    6. P7.8-billion change in scope of the New Bohol Airport Construction and Sustainable Environment Protection project
    7. P4.8-billion increase in area of Bicol International Airport’s passenger terminal building in Albay
    8. P2.4-billion modernization of Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Leyte
    9. P2.2-billion modernization of Gov. Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital in Bohol.



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