THE Tarlac provincial government will establish offices and other facilities in New Clark City, Capas, Tarlac.

The provincial government will occupy 52 hectares, including five hectares for its offices and the remainder for other institutional facilities, according to its memorandum of agreement with the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA).

“It is important for us to have a partnership with the provincial government and the local government units because we want New Clark City to be the most inclusive development in the country,” BCDA President and CEO Vivencio B. Dizon was quoted as saying in the statement Friday.

The complex, which houses the New Clark City Sports Hub, served as one of the venues for the 30th Southeast Asian Games in December.

“Finally we have a place in the center (of the) biggest hub, the most vibrant place in Central Luzon. To be part of it and to be in it is such an honor and a privilege for the people of Tarlac,” Governor Susan A. Yap said. — Beatrice M. Laforga