Nancy Binay argues what ‘world-class’ means
MANILA, Philippines – How would one describe world-class?
Senator Nancy Binay on Monday found a way of dealing with criticisms that the pricey Makati City Hall 2 that her father Jejomar built does not merit to be called world-class.
“Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder,” Nancy Binay said.
It was Nancy’s brother, Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay, who described the building “world-class” during last week’s hearing at the Senate amid allegations that it was grossly overpriced.
“Siguro that’s their opinion, ‘di ba? ‘Di ba, parang beauty din yan eh… It’s in the eyes of the beholder,” the senator said in jest in an interview on Monday.
“Siguro ganoon din yun sa building, ‘di ba? Para sa kanila, hindi ganoon kagandahan pero sa amin maganda na yan. Lalo na kapag nakapag-ikot ka buong sa Pilipinas. I don’t think may makikita kayong ibang LGU building na ganoon ang itsura,” she said.
The Senate blue ribbon committee investigating the issue conducted an ocular inspection of the building early Monday morning.
The committee is set to resume its hearing on Thursday.
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