A meeting with top cabinet officials led by Sec. Florencio Abad of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) pushed the mechanism speeding up the immense rehabilitation, which is shifting to government buildings and public infrastructures.
The meeting, held at the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Office in Makati City, was attended by World Bank Country Dir. Motoo Konishi, Bohol Gov. Edgar Chatto and Gov. Leopoldo Dominico Petilla of Leyte, an Eastern Visayas province rotten by record-breaking typhoon Yolanda.