During his stay in Zamboanga City, Duterte told the uniformed men that according to his Budget Secretary, the pay hike was not yet included in the proposed 2017 budget.
The Philippine Drug enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) are to be included in the pay hike as well.
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Afterwards, the president visited injured solders at the Camp Navarro General Hospital. This was located in the Western Mindanao Command headquarters.
Duterte was jovial with them, chatting, joking and taking pictures with them. He handed each of them a brown envelope, which could have been financial assistance.
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Doubled salary for soldiers and policemen within the year – Duterte Reviewed by FilipiNews PH on Saturday, July 23, 2016 Rating: