Transport Minister Arthur Tugade has underlined full transparency in the government with the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act. The Head of the Ministry of Transport (DOTr) explained this when the agency announced that it was the

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Thousands of requests for information from citizens. “I believe in full transparency in government service by exercising citizens’ rights to freedom of information and full disclosure on matters of public interest,” said Tugade. This is also the promise of integrity that every member of the DOTr has sworn to keep, the agency said. “Therefore, we fully support the move by the Duterte government to empower citizens with Freedom of Information (FOI), which is primarily committed to transparency, accountability and good governance.” “Added it. For the past four years, DOTr has been recognized as one of the top performing and most requested leadership departments in the FOI recognition program. By July 28, 2021, DOTr received a total of 1,435 eFOI inquiries and processed 1,428 of these, while seven inquiries must be processed immediately or require additional information. “Include the virtues of honesty and transparency. Because the Filipino people deserve nothing less”, Tugade said.

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