Watch: President Duterte vows to increase soldier and police salary by August

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte promise to incrementally increase the salary of government forces including military and police personnel starting next month, August.

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In a his speech at Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija on Tuesday, President Duterte vowed to increase the salary of the government forces including AFP and PNP to secure peace and order in the country.

“My budget for next year is being hammered out now but I asked  Secretary Benjamin Diokno to look for a way,” said Duterte.

“Starting next month, your salaries will have incremental increase. I promised, it will be doubled and you will get it,” he adds.

Duterte also assured his protection to all uniformed personnel saying “he will not allow them to go to jail if they commit a crime in the performance of their duty.”

Watch on the video below.

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