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Lockdown routes during Asean summit announced

/ 02:21 PM October 29, 2017
ASEAN 2017/ APRIL 24,2017 Workers prepare for the 30th ASEAN summit meeting at the International Media Center in Conrad Hotel in Pasay City, April 24,2017. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC

ASEAN 2017. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced on Sunday the designated lockdown routes in Metro Manila during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit on Nov. 8 to 15.

“On days with a full lockdown schedule, only pedestrians and vehicles with Asean IDs and decals will be allowed to pass [through these routes] while the general public will be denied access,” Catalino Cuy, DILG officer in charge, said in a statement.

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During the partial lockdown period, pedestrians and vehicles without Asean IDs and decals will be allowed to use the routes concerned, but only through the vehicle and pedestrian security areas, he added.

Cuy is also the concurrent chair of the Asean Committee on Security, Peace and Order, Emergency Preparedness and Response.

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The routes to be affected are the following:

  • Nov. 8 (12:01 a.m. onwards) — Partial lockdown of CCP complex, Pasay City.
  • Nov. 11 (10 p.m. onwards) — Complete lockdown of SM Mall of Asia Arena Annex (SM-MAAX) building, Pasay City.
  • Nov. 12 (12:01 a.m. onwards) — Complete lockdown of CCP complex, Pasay City.
  • Nov. 13 (12:01 a.m. onwards) — Total lockdown of Roxas Boulevard starting from Padre Burgos Avenue to Buendia Avenue, Manila.
  • Nov. 13 (12:01 a.m. onwards) — Partial lifting of lockdown at SM-MAAX building, Pasay City.
  • Nov. 13 (from noon onwards) — Lifting of lockdown on Roxas Boulevard (Padre Burgos Avenue to Buendia Avenue, Manila).
  • Nov. 14 — Continuous lockdown of CCP complex, Pasay City.
  • Nov. 15 (from noon onwards) — Partial lifting of lockdown for CCP complex, Pasay City.

The country is hosting the 31st Asean Summit and related meetings in November with 21 leaders from various nations expected to attend. /je /pdi

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