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Duterte submits proposed 2019 budget to Congress

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 12:03 AM July 24, 2018
Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he delivers his State of the Nation Address at a joint session of Congress on Monday, July 23, 2018. (Photo by NOEL CELIS / AFP)

President Rodrigo Duterte submitted to Congress on Monday a P3.757 trillion proposed national budget for 2019.

“Yes, [it’s submitted already], and it’s been received by the Office of the Speaker,” Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said in a text message.

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The President delivered his third State of the Nation Address on that same day at a joint session of Congress at the Batasan Pambansa in Quezon City. /atm

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