The online platform is still in its initial phase.
Lopez said the CBP has shortened the process to three to five days. It was reduced from 33 days.
“Before the end of the year, we are targeting one-day processing,” the DTI chief said.
Lopez said that with the ease of doing business, he expects more Filipinos would engage in livelihood activities.
During the Kapihan sa ARTA (Anti-Red Tape Authority) Thursday, Lopez said automating government services is an effective way to eliminate queues in government offices.
“We’ve all seen how the pandemic has wreaked havoc to our lives, to the economy, and to our health systems. That’s why we need to contribute to reviving the Philippine economy to generate jobs and reduce poverty. We believe that through more efficient services, especially through automation, government agencies and local government units can help in reviving economic activity,” he added.
Article source: PNA
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