Lacson said extended lockdown may affect manufacturing sector

Published April 16, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Mario Casayuran

The chairman of the Senate National Defense and Security Committee said Thursday an extended lockdown caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak could paralyze the manufacturing sector.

Sen. Panfilo Lacson (Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN)
Sen. Panfilo Lacson
(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN)

Senator Panfilo M. Lacson, committee chairman, said the national government should consider preserving the country’s supply chain of goods even with limited capacity, while still complying with health protocols.

“Empty warehouses can worsen the situation,” he stressed.

 
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