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Ako-Bicol partylist Rep. Batocabe leads groundbreaking of road network, convention center projects

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Ako Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe has recently led the groundbreaking of a road network project in Brgy. Sagpon and the Bicol University Convention and Disaster Risk Reduction Center.

The said road network, Sitio Olag- Kiwalo Road, was initiated by the party-list.

“At the Groundbreaking.of the Ako Bicol- initiated Barangay Sagpon ( Sitio Olag)- Kiwalo Road , the road network which will connect the PHP750 Million Bicol University Convention and Disaster Risk Reduction Center to the Bicol International Airport,” Batocabe said.

The solon thanked President Mascarinas for deferring the groundbreaking of the convention center to accommodate more guests from the national government.

“Am glad that Pres. Mascarinas deferred the ground breaking of the largest convention center in the Bicol Region and the first of its kind in the country, which I initiated in Congress, to accomodate guests from the national government who want to witness the start of construction of this monumental landmark,” he said.

The prposed P750 Million Bicol University Convention and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center was also initiated by Batocabe and the party-list.

“The center is the first of its kind in the country and will be the biggest convention center in the Bicol Region,” the solon explained.

“It is envisioned not only to be a tourism hub and host to both national and international academic and professional conventions and workshops, but shall also serve as center for research and extension services for climate change and DRRM concerns,” he added.