MORE THAN 1BILLION ALLOCATED FOR DZR AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT THIS 2023 – DBM
The Tacloban DZR airport is among 8 airports in the country that will get funds this year for repairs and improvements, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) assured.
A total of P1.420 billion will be allocated for the Tacloban airport under the 2023 General Appropriations Act (GAA), according to the budget office.
Budgets were also allocated for the Laoag International Airport (P785 million); Antique Airport (P500 million); Bukidnon Airport (P80 million); Ninoy Aquino International Airport (P43 million); New Zamboanga International Airport (P200 million); Vigan Airport (P50 million); and M’lang Airport (P15 million).
According to Budget Secretary Amenah Pangandaman, the allocations intend to support the construction, rehabilitation, and improvement of the transportation infrastructure in the country, particularly in the aviation sector.
Pangandaman added that the development of several airports will pave the way for the development of different sectors such as trade, employment, and tourism.
via H.J. Roca | CIO