Singapore offers to help Isko Moreno in addressing Manila's traffic and flooding

Singapore offers to help Isko Moreno in addressing Manila's traffic and flooding




Manila Mayor Isko Moreno is on a roll, after meeting the envoys from the US, Japan, and Israel its Singapore’s envoy who made the courtesy appearance with the Mayor.

Singapore Ambassador to the Philippines Gerald Ho made a courtesy call with Mayor Isko Moreno, they met on the eve of Singapore’s 54th National Day.


Ho offered the mayor assistance in addressing Manila with its perennial problems, namely flooding and traffic. The Singapore envoy even offered to fund a “study trip” to the city state where the Manila mayor could learn more about first-world policies and practices.

Singaporean Ambassador to the Philippines Gerard Ho arrives at the Manila City Hall to pay a courtesy call on Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso (Manila Bulletin)


“We are ready to share. Ask us if you need any help. We have areas of expertise in traffic management, sewages, but you have to see what works for you because you cannot blindly apply,” said Southeast Asia’s richest nation envoy here in the Philippines , told Moreno during the meeting.
A similar offer was given to Jakarta before, he said.
"If you have done something before and it seems to work, and you want to be a good neighbor and friend to your region, isn’t it good to share these things to everyone?" he said.







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