PIA Press Release
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Cavite SP approves P2.7B 2012 annual budgetTRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Jan. 17 (PIA) -- The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) unanimously approved the 2012 budget of the provincial government amounting to P2,706,998,419 which is 28.8 percent higher compared to the previous year’s budget.
The bulk of the approved budget is allocated for the salaries, various services and operations expenses of the provincial government. Part of the budget include expenses for public schools, health services and other special appropriations.
According to Provincial Board Member Raul Rex D. Mangubat, chairman of the Committee of Finance, Budget and Appropriation, the budget was approved by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan after two days of deliberation, culminating from two months of intensive examination and discussion on the submitted budget proposals by the respective department heads of the provincial government. (Ruel Francisco, PIA-Cavite)