"P39.59 billion is for salary increase of MUP [or] military and uniformed personnel. It's subject to clearance by the President," Diokno said.
He added that there is no budget for that this year.
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"Our preference is for Congress is to adopt it as a joint resolution," he said.
Diokno said funding for the salary increase of civilian workers has been built into the respective office budgets, while P39 billion has been allocated in the budget for the uniformed services.
But in the P3.3-trillion proposed national budget for 2017, P39.59 billion is earmarked for the incremental salary increase for military and uniformed personnel. MJM
Source: ABS-CBN News, Rappler
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