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PRRD to review DOST proposals

President Duterte to review DOST recommendations

MANILA – Presidential Spokesperson Secretary harry Roque today said President Dutrerte will review the proposals from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to establish the Pharmaceutical Development Center and the Virology Science and Technology Institute. The proposals have been approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) last Friday, May 22.

In a statement released to the media early Sunday evening, Secretary Roque said if and once approved by the chief executive, both can commence this year with the Pharmaceutical Group and the Virology Research Group under the Industrial Technology and Development Institute (ITDI), an agency under the DOST.

Secretary Roque added the DOST has included the establishment of the research centers in their 2021 budget proposal. Melo M. Acuña)

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. (Screen grab from Press Briefing/Malo M. Acuna)

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