Philippines President to Submit P2.6 Trillion 2015 Budget Tomorrow

Manila, July 29 (QNA) – Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III will Wednesday submit the proposed P2.6 Trillion National Budget to Congress, a Presidential Palace official said Tuesday.

Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said the President spent the Eid’l Fitr holiday reviewing his budget message to Congress, according to the Philippines New Agency (PNA)
“The proposed 2015 budget of 2.606 Trillion pesos will be submitted to Congress on the first working day after the SONA, which is tomorrow (July 30),” he said in a statement.

He said the President was in Bahay Pangarap and did not take the day off following his fifth State of the Nation Address last Monday.

In his address, President Aquino asked the support of Congress for the timely passage of the 2015 National Budget. (QNA)

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