PIA Press Release
Friday, January 06, 2012
Provincial gov’t to purchase heavy equipment to speed up infra projects implementationby Merlito G. Edale, Jr.
ILAGAN, Isabela, January 6 (PIA) –- The provincial government of Isabela is planning to finance the purchase of heavy equipment for the municipal government of Isabela to speed up their lined infrastructure projects.
In a meeting with municipal chief executives, Gov, Faustino G. Dy III urged them to list down the needed heavy equipment of each municipalities and the provincial government will study the possibility of financing the purchase of the needed equipment.
Dy said municipal infrastructure projects implementation, especially the roads, bridges and other public infrastructures, which were destroyed during the past typhoons are delayed due to lack of heavy equipment to be utilized by each local government unit (LGU).
The LGUs had to wait for the availability of the heavy equipment of the provincial government before they could start implementing their respective projects, added Gov. Dy.
He urged local chief executives to submit immediately in his office the list of heavy equipmentsneeded in order to fast track the fund sourcing and processing for the purchase of heavy equipment of each LGUs. (TCB/MGE/PIA- Isabela)