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In the following administration, ARTA wants to treble its budget.
LAGUNA – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) requests that its budget for the upcoming administration be increased by three times, reaching at least PHP800 million.
Rabindranath Quilala, the director of ARTA, stated on Tuesday that the organization will require a larger budget to open more field offices throughout the nation.
To better connect its services to the rest of the nation, Quilala stated that ARTA plans to construct eight offices initially across the country.
Before President Rodrigo Duterte’s tenure ends, he added, “In reality, we have already launched two of our offices and will soon have three.”
Recently, ARTA created regional field offices in Davao City for Eastern Mindanao and Baguio City for Northern Luzon.
The Eastern Mindanao regional office in Zamboanga is anticipated to open soon, according to Quilala.
According to him, ARTA plans to open regional offices in the following locations: Cagayan de Oro for the Eastern Visayas, Cebu for the Western Visayas, San Fernando in Pampanga, or Clark for Central Luzon, and Batangas or Laguna for Southern Luzon.
The budget for ARTA in 2022 is PHP 270 million.