President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. vowed Tuesday to give the police and the military decent shelter, as Vice President Sara Duterte-Carpio said the Department of Education, which she heads, is ready to accept more partnerships with other local government units to secure the housing program for public school teachers.
“We have begun to craft the program for the housing of the uniformed personnel, the policemen and the military,” President Marcos said after a meeting in Malacañang with Philippine National Police chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr., Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Andres Centino, Human Settlements Secretary Jose Acuzar, and Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla.
“We are starting now to put together the system wherein they can be included in the financing system not only with public banks but also with private banks for this,” the Commander-in-Chief pointed out. Vince Lopez
VP Duterte-Carpio, meanwhile, joined the groundbreaking ceremony and signing of the memorandum of understanding for the “Programang Pabahay para sa mga Guro at mga taga-Lungsod Quezon” (Housing program for teachers and Quezon City residents).