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Cebu prov’l board OKs proposed P12-billion 2020 budget

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The Cebu Provincial Board approved on third and final reading the proposed P12,000,028,000 annual budget for the provincial government next year.

There were no questions raised during the third reading and the ordinance was approved in under 10 minutes.

Of the budget, P1,761,820,588.45 will go to General Public Services; P6,255,097,777.74 to social services; and P3,983,109,633.81 to economic service. (https://bit.ly/35O8q3U)

Sixth District Board Member Glenn Soco congratulated the executive department for coming up with the largest budget for the entire history of the province.

“We’re upbeat and optimistic with the passage of the 2020 annual budget… The budget is unprecedented and historic,” the chairman of the Provincial Board Committee on Budget and Appropriations said.