(Eagle News)–Uniformed personnel will receive a 20-percent discount in all city and provincial utility buses soon.
The Department of Transportation made the announcement on Monday, Feb. 11.
“The special fare discount for all uniformed personnel of the (Armed Forces of the Philippines), (Philippine National Police), and (Philippine Coast Guard) shall continue and remain effective indefinitely, which will then be reviewed one year thereafter,” the DOTr said.
According to Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, this was in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive.
“This is our way of giving back to our soldiers, policemen and Coast Guard servicemen who secure our nation and protect the Filipino people,” Tugade said.
“We owe the peace and order and national security of our country to their inspiring service,” he added.