Lorenzana visits Pagasa Island, announces P1.6-B airfield, port, other projects
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Lorenzana said that P1.2 billion will be used to repair the 1.3 kilometer runway of Rancudo Airfield on the island while the P400 million will go to the construction of the port. He said Naval Construction Battalion (Seabees) will be in charge of the construction. With Lorenzana on the visit to Pagasa were Palawan Gov. Jose Pepito Chavez Alvarez, Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP) chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Año, Army chief Glorioso Miranda, Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Edgard Fallorina, AFP Western Command chief Lt. Gen. Raul del Rosario, AFP spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, AFP Public Affairs Office chief Marine Col. Edgard Arevalo, and military officials. Other officials from the government of Palawan, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), the National Mapping Research Agency (Namria) also joined in the trip.
Wakefield, F. (2017, April 22). Lorenzana visits Pagasa Island, announces P1.6-B airfield, port, other projects. Manila Bulletin, pp. 1, 12.
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Disputes; Territorial waters; Military operations; Tourism; Exclusive economic zone; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP); National Mapping Research Agency (Namria); Lorenzana, Delfin; Jose Pepito, Chavez Alvarez; Año, Eduardo; Miranda, Glorioso; Fallorina, Edgard; del Rosario, Raul; Padilla, Restituto; Arevalo, Edgard
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