Koronadal City, South Cotabato
June 14, 2023
“Ginagawa na natin. Nabubuo na natin. At nakikita na ninyo. Sa pagkakaisa ng lahat ng sektor. Hindi lang ng sa pamahalaan, pati na sa private sector, pati na sa local government, ay nagtutulungan. Para tulungan at pagandahin ang buhay ng ating mga kababayan,” President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. conveyed as national government agencies provided various assistance in the form of livelihood, cash and scholarship to the people of Koronadal City in South Cotabato.
During his visit to the Province, the President asserted his government’s unyielding commitment to come up with programs that cater to the needs of the nation and called on all government agencies to carry out their mandates effectively.
One of the programs highlighted by the Chief Executive is the swift implementation of the Universal Health Care, emphasizing the importance of providing free access to medicines and medical services to every Filipino which he considered vital in keeping a robust and growing economy.
“Kaya kailangan nating ituloy ang tulong na binibigay sa inyo. Kaya po kami andito upang tiyakin na lahat ng inyong pangangailangan ay mabibigyan ng pansin at magagawan natin ng paraan para naman, ay napakahirap na ng buhay, sana naman makapagbigay man lang kami ng kahit konting ginhawa,” he said.
Around 5,000 beneficiaries received various assistance during the visit of President Marcos Jr. to South Cotabato. These came from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agriculture (DA), and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
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