SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau
02 August 2012 03:19:20 PM
The House Committee on Appropriations chaired by Cavite Rep. Joseph Emilio Abaya (top, right) started the actual public hearing on the Aquino administration-proposed P2.006-trillion 2013 General Appropriations Act following the earlier macro-presentation of the national outlay by DBM Secretary Florencio Abad with Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima, NEDA Sec. Arsenio Balisacan, Jr. and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando Tetangco, Jr. Shown are Minority Leader Danilo Suarez (lower box, right) seeking clarifications on the fiscal provisions for PAGCOR represented by Chairman Cristino Naguiat, Jr. and PCSO chairperson Margarita Juico.