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1,400 MMDA personnel to secure annual ADB meet

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 05:48 PM April 30, 2018

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Monday that it would deploy more than 1,400 personnel for the 51st Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting of Governors.

MMDA Deputy Chairman Frisco San Juan said that about 1,474 personnel have been tasked to help in managing the traffic flow and provide assistance during the ADB event that was set on May 2 to May 6.

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The Task Group Traffic Management would be in charge of maintaining traffic where the delegates of ADB would pass through during the four-day meeting.

San Juan also noted that no road closure would be made during the weeklong event, but stop-and-go schemes would be implemented in the areas of the meeting.

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“No roads will be closed for the four-day gathering but stop-and-go schemes will be implemented on some intersections to give way for the delegate’s convoy,” San Juan said in a statement.

“The concentration area is only at the Ortigas Business District, Shangri-La and ADB,” San Juan added.

A special lane along Saint Francis and Bank Drive in Ortigas will also be set up to give way to the delegates of the meeting.

About 3,000 delegates, composed of finance and development ministers and central bank governors of the bank’s 67-member-economies, are expected to join the conference. /je

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