An MRT-3 train at North Avenue station on EDSA. (PHOTO FROM THE INQUIRIER’S FILE)

The managements of Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) and Light Rail Transit 2 (LRT 2) said on Wednesday that Filipino veterans and their companions can travel for free from April 5 to 11 in commemoration of Veterans' Week. Philippines. In a statement on its Facebook page, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said a veteran and a companion or aide can enjoy free travel during normal train operating hours by presenting the veteran's valid identification card issued by the Office of Veteran Affairs. of Philippine Veterans. . “MRT 3 recognizes the important contributions of all our World War II veterans to our society, so in response to the request from the Department of National Defense, we want to honor and thank our veterans, even if in a simple way, ” DOTr Deputy Secretary for Railways Jorjette Aquino, the officer in charge of MRT 3, said in a Facebook post. Light Transit Authority Administrator Hernando Cabrera said in a separate post that the free tour “aims to honor and recognize the sacrifices and courage of our veterans.” JEROME ANING

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