VP Sara attends Senate 2024 budget deliberations for OVP, DepEd | Inquirer News

VP Sara attends Senate 2024 budget deliberations for OVP, DepEd

/ 11:50 AM November 09, 2023

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VP DUTERTE DEFENDS OVP, DEPED 2024 BUDGETS: Vice President Sara Duterte attends the Senate Finance Subcommittees A and D hearings on the proposed 2024 budgets of the Office of the Vice President (OVP) and the Department of Education (DepEd) Monday, September 4, 2023. According to the 2024 National Expenditure Program (NEP), the proposed P2.385 billion 2024 budget of the OVP increased by 1.22 percent, while the proposed 2024 DepEd budget of P758.69 billion is 5 percent higher than this year’s budget. During the committee hearings, Duterte defended the inclusion of the confidential funds in the budgets of DepEd and OVP. (Bibo Nueva España / Senate PRIB)

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President and Education chief Sara Duterte physically attended the Senate plenary deliberations on Thursday to discuss the proposed allocation for her offices next year.

On the second day of the upper chamber’s debates, senators are set to scrutinize the budget of the following agencies:

  • Office of the President
  • Office of the Vice President
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Interior and Local Government
  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Department of Trade and Industry

On Wednesday, November 8, the Senate began its marathon plenary deliberations to discuss the 2024 national budget bill, which includes the proposed P5.768 trillion allocation for next year.

The plenary discussions in the upper chamber are expected to continue until November 20, 2023.


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