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Number of Libraries

Requested from NLP by R. Mesoga at 07:25 AM on Jan 18, 2023.
Purpose: Policy-making
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2020 - 01/17/2023
Tracking no: #NLP-472600662384

Mesoga 07:25 AM, Jan 18, 2023

Hi! I would like to request for the following data:

1. Number of  Libraries in the Philippines per region (Barangay Libraries, School Libraries, Municipal Libraries, University Libraries)

This will be used for policy making purpose at the Committee on Basic Education and Culture at the House of Representatives.

Thank you very much!

January 18, 2023

Dear Ruby,


Thank you for your request dated Jan 18, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for Number of Libraries.

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While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office is already processing your identical request we received last  Jan 17, 2023 at 11:35 AM  with tracking number #NLP-132107013816.

Kindly refer to the abovementioned tracking number for your requested information. Thank you. 

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #NLP-132107013816.

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