Infra projects on the rise with Japan’s $9-B pledge-Duterte

President Rodrigo R. Duterte waves as he disembarked at the Davao International Airport from a three-day visit in Japan.-Photo from: Presidential Photographers Desk

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Filipinos should expect more infrastructure projects out of the $9 billion pledge from the Japanese government.

The pouring of fund is part of the success of  President Rodrigo Duterte second visit to Japan.

With the fresh fund, Duterte’s  Build, Build Build program thrives.

The support form the Japanese government does not only mean infrastructure development but it will also generate local employment in areas of implemention which will redound to increased economic movement in the locality.

Duterte’s three-day visit to Japan also  sealed business agreements with industry leaders valued at $6 billion.

The visit, according to Duterte was a very productive.

Mr. Duterte  committed to give flesh to Japan’s special assistance program, to ensure that projects have to proceed soonest and it will be “Done, Done, Done.”

Japan’s support will give flesh to the social infrastructure program of the Philippine government.

Th Build, Build, Build program is the centerpiece of Duterte administration.

HAPPY MAN. President Rodrigo R. Duterte returns from Japan a happy man as he brings home billions .-Photo: Robinson Ninal/PPD

Social infrastructure, according to Duterte is needed as the country thrives to equally develop many areas of the Philippines which was not given due support by the past administration.

In the  past, Philippine Presidents concentrated their projects in respective areas of origin and only a little were given to Mindanao and and Visayas as most of the leaders from fLuzon and National Capital Region (NCR).

The  $6 billion signed business agreements are “more than three times the amount of sealed businesses agreements during my first visit to Japan in 2016,” the referring to his first visit to Japan last year.-Editha Z. Caduaya/