SMX Convention Center, Pasay City
April 30, 2023
“Sa araw na ito, ating kinikilala ang kadakilaan at kabayanihan ng Manggagawang Pilipino — ang sandigan ng ating ekonomiya,” President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. remarked as he opened another ‘Kadiwa ng Pangulo Para sa Manggagawa’ outlet in celebration of the 121st Labor Day.
The Kadiwa ng Pangulo Para sa Manggagawa at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City gathered around 150 businesses and sellers from participating agencies such as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agriculture (DA) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
“Naririto ang Kadiwa ng Pangulo para sa mga Manggagawa, na atin nang napatunayan sa kakayahan nitong gawing mas mababa ang presyo ng bilihin at tulungan ang kapakanan ng mga magsasaka, mangingisda at maliliit na negosyo,” President Marcos Jr. conveyed.
The Chief Executive affirmed his administration’s commitment of providing more opportunities and programs that are geared towards strengthening the welfare and well-being of the Filipino workforce.
“Iisa lang naman ang ating hangarin. Ito ay ang magkaroon ng isang mas magandang buhay at mas matatag na kinabukasan para sa ating lahat. Kipkip ang lahat ng mga ito, magkaisa tayo at sama- samang maglakbay tungo sa isang bagong bukas—isang Bagong Pilipinas—na tigib sa biyaya at pag-asa,” he ended in his message.
This year’s Labor Day celebration focuses on the theme, ‘Pabahay, Bilihing Abot Kaya, Benepisyo ng Matatag na Trabaho Para Sa Manggagawang Pilipino’, as spearheaded by the DOLE in cooperation with different government agencies to honor the nation’s labor force through collaborative efforts in various areas such as livelihood programs, jobs creation and skills training.
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