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Manila — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently commenced construction activities of two (2) big-ticket infrastructure projects in Baybay City, Leyte.

DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the Baybay City Convention Center and Sports Complex Projects are now ongoing under the supervision of the DPWH Leyte Fifth District Engineering Office (DEO).

“Baybay City Convention Center Project has already commenced with an allocation of P50 million for its Phase 1. The city’s sports complex is also under Phase 1 already, which received an initial allocation of P100 million,” said Secretary Villar.

Citing a report from DPWH Leyte Fifth District Engineer Eusebio Culas, Secretary Villar said ongoing Phase 1 of Baybay City Convention Center and Sports Complex are set for completion by June and October 2019 respectively.

We hope to complete these two ongoing contracts before the end of the year so we can move forward with the full completion of the projects by 2021,” said Secretary Villar.

When completed, Baybay City Convention Center and Sports Complex will give the Baybayanons bigger venues for social, religious or political gatherings and sports events.

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