P60M for Capiz sports center OK’d


Senator Francis Tolentino has approved the funds requested by Governor Esteban Evan Contreras for the establishment of the Capiz Cultural and Sports Center.

In a letter to Contreras, Tolentino said the amount could help the cultural and sports development program of the province.

“I believe that it is the right time to start the construction of the said projects despite the pandemic we are experiencing as this will give job opportunities and invite tourists to visit Capiz,” the governor said. (

The sports and cultural center will be put up inside the Villareal Stadium.

Contreras announced that national government also allocated P100 million for the completion of the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital and P250 million for the construction of 5,000-seat Multipurpose Evacuation and Convention Center.