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PIA Press Release
2010/06/28

PGMA bids Bohol goodbye with P368-M RORO port

Ubay, Bohol (28 June) -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will inaugurate today the P368-million Ubay port which will connect the province of Bohol with the three islands of the country by land, sea, and air.

The Ubay port falls under the Strong Republic Nautical Highway (SRNH) program.

Complementing the existing sea port and airport in Tagbilaran City, the new port serves as Bohol?s gateway to Cebu, Leyte and Samar in the Visayas onwards to Luzon via the Matnog, Sorsogon land route and to Mindanao via Southern Leyte and Lipata, Surigao del Norte.

Port Ubay is seen in Bohol as a link to the 3 major islands of the archipelago.

Phase I of the project is the back-up area, R.C. Pier. RORO Ramp, dredging and disposal work, mooring and fendering system and port lighting system. The project started on March 20, 2008 and was completed on March 9, 2010.

Phase II is an expansion project contracted at P130.89 million involving the reclamation of a 1 hectare back-up area.

Upon arrival at the inaugural site, the President will unveil the marker of the Ubay port to be followed by welcome remarks by outgoing Gov. Erico Aumentado, a short message by Bohol 2nd District Rep. Roberto Cajes and a project briefing by Philippine Ports Authority District Manager Alex Cruz.

At the Tagbilaran airport, the Chief Executive will be welcomed by Gov. Aumentado; Tagbilaran City Mayor Dan Lim; outgoing 1st Dist Representative Edgar Chatto (also incoming provincial governor); 3rd Dist. Representative Adam Relson Jala; Presidential Adviser for Visayas Felix Guanzon; COMCENTCOM Lt. Gen. Ralph Villanueva; PNP 7 RD C/Supt. Lani-o Nerez; and Tagbilaran City OIC Airport Manager Edgar Solis. At the inaugural site, she will be met by 2nd District Rep. Cajes, Ubay Mayor Eutiquio Bernales, Philippine Ports Authority District Manager Alex Cruz and Ubay Port Terminal Supervisor Rodrigo Ampo.

Aumentado will take his oath before the President as the new representative of 2nd congressional district of Bohol and Arthur Yap, former Agriculture Secretary and now the 3rd congressional district representative. (PIA-MMIO) [top]

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