SSS Building, East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
September 6, 2017
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte was warmly welcomed by the Social Security System (SSS) officials and employees as he graced its 60th founding anniversary with the theme, ‘SSS: Anim na Dekadang Sinisiguro Kinabukasan ng Bawat Miyembro.’
In his message, the President congratulated the SSS for its achievements in the past six decades, stressing that it is in a unique position to direct a positive impact in the lives of its members.
He called on the SSS to continue working together with his administration to further empower the Filipino workers who will give a bright future to the nation.
He also noted the current situation of the SSS and said that the long-term solution is to improve the economy of the country.
President Duterte was accompanied in the event by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, SSS President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Atty. Emmanuel Dooc, and SSS Chairman Dean Amado Valdez.