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LTFRB, other gov’t agencies sign memo giving 20% discount on bus fare for police personnel, soldiers

Provincial buses in EDSA (File Photo)

As part of the privilege given to uniformed personnel by President Rodrigo Duterte, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and other government agencies signed a memorandum of agreement that aims to give police personnel a 20% discount on passenger buses.

Under the memorandum signed on Monday, active members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will get a 20% discount on both provincial and city buses. Also, present in the signing were AFP Chief of Staff General Benjamin Madrigal Jr., PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde, PCG Commandant Admiral Elson Hermogino, and LTFRB Chair Martin Delgra III.

In order to avail of the discount, uniformed personnel are required to present a valid ID as proof of active service.

The discount will be effective starting today, February 11, and will be reviewed a year later.


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