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AFP seeks additional P39 billion for this year

Posted by Mai on September 30th, 2008

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AFP seeks additional P39 billion for this year
By James Mananghaya
Tuesday, September 30, 2008

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is seeking a P39-billion supplemental budget from Congress for the purchase of weapons and equipment to upgrade its capability and better handle security threats.

A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the AFP submitted to the Senate committee on national defense, through the Department of National Defense, a request for an additional P39 billion.

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