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Masters degree grant sought for Puerto Princesa City Hall employees

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The Puerto Princesa City council recently passed an ordinance which seeks to grant qualfied city hall employees with graduate studies o masters degree.

“Magkaisang ipinagtibay ng mga miyembro ng Sangguniang Panlungsod ang isang Sanggunian Draft Ordinance number 167-2017 na naglalayong mabigyan ng grants para sa graduate studies o masteral degree ang lahat ng deserving at qualified employees ng pamahalaang Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa City,” the city said in a statement.

Councilor Roy Gregorio Ventura authored the said resolution, which was passed during the council’s 69th Regular Session.

Ventura said he pushed for the ordinance to give chance to deserving city hall employees to pursue further studies.

The said ordinance is also pursuant to Republic Act 7160 of the Local Government Code which sets aside fund for education of local government employees.