Close  

Malacañang suspends work in government offices in NCR

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 06:19 AM April 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Tuesday suspended work in government offices in Metro Manila following the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that jolted parts of Luzon Monday afternoon.

“Per Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea as recommended by the NDRRMC  and in order to ease up the load of the public transport system, work in government in the National Capital Region is suspended on 23 April 2019,””  Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.

ADVERTISEMENT

“The President has directed the governors of the affected provinces to assess the damage sustained by their respective localities and take the necessary measures to ensure public safety,” Panelo said. /gsg

FEATURED STORIES

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: government offices, latest news, Malacañang, Panelo, suspended, work
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.