Duterte administration looking into the possibility of linking Luzon to Mindanao
The Duterte administrations is planning to connect the main island of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao with bridges.
Monday, November 28, budget secretary Benjamin Diokno said the gigantic project will push for the development of the Philippines.
“We are looking into the possibility of linking Luzon to Mindanao – [where] you can drive by car,” Dioko said.
Diokno said that government plans to allocate up to P9 trillion in the next six years to build new roads, bridges, and transport terminals in a construction spree that is required to create no less than one million jobs for the Filipinos.
Aside from construction, the new jobs will be generated in the tourism and manufacturing sectors, he added.
A 32-hour long drive from Manila to Davao City is possible.
Duterte administration looking into the possibility of linking Luzon to Mindanao Reviewed by Newsinfo Learn on November 30, 2016 Rating: