Expect heavy traffic during Asean Labor Ministers’ meeting — MMDA
MANILA, Philippines — Heavy traffic should be expected during the 27th Asean Labor Ministers’ meeting starting October 25, said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday.
According to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in an earlier statement, the Asean event will be held until October 29 in Taguig City.
“With the conduct of the event, traffic is expected to be heavy. However, there will be no re-routing and road closures, but motorists are advised to take alternate routes to avoid inconvenience,” said MMDA in an advisory.
Because of the event, the MMDA will also deploy 186 personnel to assist with traffic management, road clearing, emergency response with ambulances and first responders pre-positioned at strategic locations along the venue and adjacent route, and monitoring road situations at the MMDA’s metrobase.
According to DOLE, the biennial meetings are set to tackle several themes, including developing various regional programs on skills development, digitalization, climate change, green jobs, industrial relations, and the changing nature of work, migration, and social protection, among others.
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