The Chinese government has donated PHP5 million for Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) troops fighting against terrorists in Marawi City.
“The amount will go a long way as it has already been deposited yesterday after the hand over to the AFP Chief General Eduardo Año and now form part of the running tally of around P38.1M donations for the soldiers killed or wounded in Marawi,” AFP Public Affairs Office chief Colonel Edgard Arevalo.
The donation was handed over by Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua AFP Chief-of-Staff General Eduardo Año on September 5 at the Hall of Flags, General Headquarters Building, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City.
The Chinese envoy said PHH15 million will be donated before 2017 ends to help in the rehabilitation of Marawi, particularly in the delivery of engineering equipment.
General Año expressed gratitude to the Chinese government.
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