January 16, 2021

Economy re-opening, public transportation top agenda for Cabinet meeting next Monday

The further reopening of the economy as well as public transportation concerns will be high on the agenda of President Duterte’s next meeting with the Cabinet next Monday.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on October 5, 2020. ALBERTO ALCAIN/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

“So, Monday we will have a Cabinet meeting and there will be some far wide — far and wide decisions to make. I am not sure that it will succeed but at least it will be discussed for you,” the President said in his televised address Monday night.

According to Presidential spokesman Harry Roque, the President and the Cabinet are expected to discuss next week the government options on how to further stimulate economic activity amid concerns about rising hunger and child malnutrition.

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