Photo Release

November 19, 2020

On the National Academy of Sports: Sen. Win Gatchalian, during the hybrid plenary deliberation on the proposed budget of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority, thanks Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Sonny Angara for including the budget of P728 million for the construction of the first National Academy of Sports in New Clark City, early hours of Thursday, November 19, 2020. “My only request to the president of BCDA, is to fast track the construction so that we can already accept students by next year, the school year of 2021 to 2022… This is a very good development, a good news for student athletes and our athletes in our country,” Gatchalian said. Gatchalian, chairman of the Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture is sponsor and co-author of Republic Act No. 11470 or the National Academy of Sports Act enacted on June 9, 2020. (Screen grab/ Senate PRIB)