Following the recent news that our dear President Rodrigo Duterte paid a surprise visit to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2, he was disappointed by their operations which is why he decided to have the Sangley Point Air Base in Cavite City to have continuous development to be the Sangley Airport—he wants it to be operational before the year comes to a close.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade assured the President that they are working on it. So, Transportation Secretary Tugade made a request to add extended working hours and manpower for the completion of the Sangley Airport construction.
As per the statement made by the Department on Wednesday, the 12th of June, 2019, this new work schedule will be implemented on Thursday, the 13th of June, 2019.
Tugade said that they will do whatever it takes in ensuring that the directive of our dear President is delivered truthfully and within the appropriate and given time.
Whatever it takes, we need to make sure that the directive of the President is delivered. Hire more manpower to work 24/7. Kailangan matapos ‘yan (we need to finish it) on or before the timeline set by President Duterte.”
In translation: Whatever it takes, we need to make sure that the directive of the President is delivered. Hire more manpower to work 24/7. It needs to be finished on or before the timeline set by our dearest President Rodrigo Duterte.
Ever since the controversies revolving around the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the Danilo Atienza Air Base in Cavite City has been eyed on to become an international airport to somehow alleviate the congestion in NAIA terminals.
So, in return, Tugade decided to hire more people to work on the Sangley Airport. More so, he ordered round-the-clock work for the Sangley Airport in order to live by what the President directed—it’s for our country so it won’t be a problem anyways, right?
Hopefully, the round-the-clock work for the Sangley Airport would be able to meet what the President wants for the Air Base. This would not only relieve congestion in NAIA terminals, it can also be the key to halt the never-ending traffic along the roads of Metro Manila.