In andthe men and women of this Congress acted with diligence and urgency in enacting the National Budgets. In fact, the General Appropriations Act of was the earliest enacted budget since our countrymen restored true democracy in For this, and for your support to our development agenda as funded by those budgets, I congratulate and thank you.
Through the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, I have the honor to submit for your consideration the proposed budget for This is the first financial blueprint of my Administration.
It has been formulated to turn our vision for social reform into a tangible reality for our fellow citizens. The Filipino people have placed on our shoulders the responsibility to make their government more responsive to their needs, to reduce poverty and eliminate waste.
We have a new mandate from our people. It is now incumbent on all of us to live up to that mandate. The call of our times is for reform: Despite the meager increase of 6.
The National Budget focuses funds where they are most needed and where these will yield the most benefits. We have redesigned the budget to ensure that every centavo will be put to good use. We are seeking new appropriations of P1. At the opening of the present session, I said in my State of the Nation Address that the budget will accurately identify problems and will give attention to the right solutions.
We reviewed the crucial programs and projects of major departments aided by the results of empirical studies, observations from the field, and reports from the Commission on Audit COA.
We arrived at priorities, with the concurrence of my Cabinet, to address critical gaps in social services for the poorest segments of our population.
We made some bold decisions to correct glaring inefficiencies, terminated programs that no longer delivered their intended outcomes, and reduced funding for programs that require redesign. We fleshed out the use of lump sum funds for greater transparency, and buckled down to working on implementing necessary reforms.
To read the rest of President Aquino's Budget message, please click on this link: Posted by Chanda R.Jul 24, · Message of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines To the Fifteenth Congress of the Philippines On The National Budget for President Benigno Aquino has submitted to Congress the proposed Ptrillion national budget for , saying it is a crucial step in improving the lives of Filipinos.
Mr. Aquino submitted the. Budget Message of President Aquino; Budget Message of President Aquino. 12 December Infrastructure; The Empowerment Budget of On behalf of your constituents, I ask you to examine and thereafter approve this proposed P2. trillion National Budget for This proposed Budget is 5 percent higher than this .
MANILA, Philippines - A day after President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), Malacañang submitted on Tuesday, July 24, the Ptrillion budget to Congress. Aug 27, · Through the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, I have the honor to submit for your consideration the proposed budget for This is the first financial blueprint of my Administration.
President Benigno Aquino has submitted to Congress the proposed Ptrillion national budget for , saying it is a crucial step in improving the lives of Filipinos.
Mr. Aquino submitted the country’s very first P2-trillion budget, which he described as a “budget of empowerment,” the day after he delivered his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday.