DUTERTE to expedite signing of 2022 budget for the rehab and recovery of areas hit by Typhoon Odette

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, in a radio interview on Saturday, December 25, said that President Rodrigo Duterte will expedite the review and signing of the proposed 2022 General Appropriations Act to ensure that the government has a working budget for the rehabilitation and recovery of areas hard hit by Typhoon Odette.

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Duterte is set to approve the proposed 2022 national budget before the year ends. Otherwise, the government will run under a reenacted budget or the national budget for 2021.

Earlier, Duterte issued Proclamation No. 1267 putting Regions IV-B, VI, VII, VIII, X, and XIII under a state of calamity to fast track all rescue, recovery, relief and rehabilitation efforts there.

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