• The government is pursuing P839 billion worth of projects to boost the country’s water resources in a bid to fuel economic development.
  • During an investment forum organized by the UK government yesterday, Finance Undersecretary Catherine Fong maintained that water remains an overlooked resource in the world.
  • “Many of our communities still suffer from a lack of potable water while others endure the devastating effects of flooding year after year due to climate change,” Fong said.
  • This is part of the bigger P8.78 trillion in total infrastructure projects that the administration wants to pursue.