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PALACE ASSURES PRES. DUTERTE WILL SIGN NATIONAL ID SYSTEM BILL



The Palace on Friday assured that President Rodrigo Duterte is ready to sign the proposed National Idenfication System into law.

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said this landmark bill is part of the legislative priority agenda of the Duterte administration to improve the delivery of government services.

On Wednesday, the bicameral conference committee of the Senate and House have passed the measure with assurance that it has safeguards to protect people's personal information that the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will provide.