Jan 052015
The City Government of Manila will close roads around the Apostolic Nunciature, Pope Francis’ official residence during hist visit to the Philippines, GMA News’ “24 Oras” reported on Monday.

The report said Taft Avenue will be closed from the intersection on Quirino Avenue to the intersection of on Dagohoy street.

Leon Guinto Street will be closed as well. Only residents and their vehicles will be allowed to enter the road.

“Yung mga nakatira dun na walang garahe…. lahat ‘yun ay kukunin ng MMDA at ng city government,” Vice Mayor Isko Moreno said.

Moreno and some barangay officials on Monday discussed security measures for the visit of Pope Francis.

He ordered strict monitoring of the communities near the Apostolic Nunciature.

Manila has also given the Presidential Security Group and Pope Francis’ security personnel access to almost 200 closed-circuit television cameras in the city. —Kathryn Tubadeza/NB, GMA News

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