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Signing of 2021 budget set on Dec. 28 — Palace

/ 02:19 PM December 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 in a ceremony on Dec. 28, Malacañang said Tuesday.

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the signing will take place in Duterte’s hometown Davao City before 10 members of both houses of Congress.

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“Kahapon po nilinaw, (Dec.) 28 ang pirmahan. ‘Yan po ay gagawin sa Davao. Meron pong limang taga-Kamara de Representante and limang taga Senado na dadalo doon sa signing of budget,” Roque said in a televised Palace press briefing.

The Palace initially eyed to have the 2021 budget signed before Christmas.

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Lodged in the budget bill is the allocated P72.5 billion for the procurement of the coronavirus vaccines.

READ: Bicam OKs proposed 2021 nat’l budget

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