6 months Palace says ordinary Marawi residents top government priority in rehabilitation efforts MB
By Argyll Geducos Malacañang clarified that the government will still assist private business owners in the war-torn Marawi City, but emphasized that the ordinary people were still the government’s top priority. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo(OPS / MANILA BULLETIN)panelo Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement after President Duterte expressed reluctance to help rebuild private properties destroyed in the war between government forces and pro-ISIS terrorists in 2017, saying there were many affluent people in the city, with some of them even involved in the illegal drug trade. In his Monday press briefing, Panelo said that Duterte was only trying to ... more