BACOLOD-SILAY CITY AIRPORT FOR PRIVATIZATION?
The Bacolod-Silay Airport in Negros Occidental is one of five airports in the country that will be included in the inquiry for privatization plan.
Bacolod Congressman Greg Gasataya said, under the proposed plan, concession agreement to maintain and operate said airports will be for 30 years.
The proposal to conduct congressional inquiry in aid of legislation was the result of a hearing by the committee on transportation regarding the planned privatization of the five airports.
The hearing conducted January 25, 2017, was attended by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas and Minority Leader Danilo Suarez.*(Edith B. Colmo)