Arroyo to sign supplemental budget soon - Palace
Quezon City (12 October) -- PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is expected to sign the P46.4-billion supplemental budget soon, a senior aide said.
Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita said the bill is now with Budget Secretary Rolando Andaya Jr. for finalization before being forwarded to Arroyo for signing.
Ermita said the additional budget would boost spending for government projects.
The supplemental budget included allocations for salaries for government employees, a calamity fund, and other expenditures not covered by the reenacted budget of 2005. (PIA) [top]