23 September 2015
President Benigno S. Aquino III attended the presentation of his administration’s accomplishments in the province of Apayao held at the Bienvenido G. Verzola, Jr. Memorial Sports Center in Luna, Apayao.
The program included a briefing by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio “Babes” Singson of the major infrastructure projects in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), especially in Apayao. The projects included improvements in the sectors of education, tourism, agriculture, health, infrastructure, livelihood, and the welfare of indigenous people.
The program also gave an opportunity for beneficiaries of the projects to thank the President for improving their way of life.
In his speech, President Aquino vowed to pursue inclusive growth, especially to those who need it most. “Malinaw po ang ating paninindigan: Gaano man kalayo o kaliblib ang probinsya; ano man ang partido ng namumuno sa LGU; o sinoman ang nakakuha ng pinakamaraming boto sa lugar; walang maiiwan sa ating paghakbang…At dahil sa maganda nating nasimulan, pihadong mas malayo pa ang puwedeng marating ng susunod sa atin,” he said.
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