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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau



24 June 2020 02:40:29 PM

In its online meeting Monday, the Special Committee on North Luzon Growth Quadrangle received updates from the Office of the Civil Defense-National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (OCD-NDRRMC) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Luzon. It also discussed wthe 2021 budget proposals for Regions 1, 2, and the Cordillera Administrative Region. Chairman Rep. Ramon Guico III (5th DistrictPangasinan) underscored the importance of discussing the status of each region to strategically plan how to move forward in light of the new normal. House Members present were Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor Savellano, Reps. Joseph Lara (3rd District, Cagayan), Mark Go (Lone District, Baguio City), Kristin Singson-Meehan (2nd District, Ilocos Sur), Luisa Lloren Cuaresma (Lone District, Nueva Vizcaya), and Sandra Eriguel M.D. (2nd District, La Union), among others. Meanwhile, resource persons invited included OCD-NDRRMC Director Tecson Lim, OCD-NDRRMC and DILG Regional Directors.