Photo Release

November 20, 2020

In conference: Sen. Panfilo Lacson (in brown suit) confers with former senator and Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio Honasan (in white barong) during the proposed 2021 budget deliberation of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) amounting to P14.1 billion Friday, November 20, 2020. Lacson said the government could save P34.25 billion in five years if the DICT’s national broadband program would be completed next year. In the first year alone, he said, the government would save as much as P700 million. He said the department would need P18 billion to complete its project. (Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB)