Government conducts New Clark City groundbreaking ceremony

The Build, Build, Build Team of the Duterte administration today held the groundbreaking ceremony of New Clark City Phase 1 in Capas, Tarlac.

Among those who were present are Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) President & CEO Vince Dizon, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Department of Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade, Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar, Department of Foreign Affairs Sec. Allan Peter Cayetano, Senator Joel Villanueva, Taguig Representative Pia Cayetano, and Governor Lilia Pineda of Pampanga.

New Clark City, previously Clark Green City, is the first smart, green and disaster-resilient metropolis that will rise under the supervision of the state-owned BCDA in partnership with the private sector.

The economic zone with total lot area of 9,450 hectares is envision to be well connected in terms of transportation through air and land.

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It will house government district, central business district, academic district, agri-forestry research and development district, wellness, recreation and eco-tourism district.