In a letter to President Rodrigo Duterte dated March 30, NGCP president and chief executive Anthony Almeda said the power transmission grid operator would provide half of the amount, or P500 million, in the form of goods and medical equipment. ADVERTISEMENT“[A]nother P500 million in cash [will be provided] for allocation to other COVID-19 response purposes, as may be determined by your Office,” Almeda wrote to the President. “NGCP will be coordinating with your team on the turnover of our donation,” he added. In a statement, SMC said it has allocated P500 million for this purpose, and urged local PPE manufacturers to ramp up their production. For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer March 30, 2020 20:53 UTC