Dagupan City, Pangasinan
15 March 2013

In a meeting held at the CSI Stadia in the district of Lucao, President Benigno S. Aquino III congratulated the local leaders and the whole community of Dagupan City in the province of Pangasinan for the success of their bangus industry which has reached  more than P135 million in domestic sales and almost $840,000 in export sales for the year 2012 alone. He also commended them for the growing handicraft and tourism industries in the city.

President Aquino then mentioned some of the major projects of the government in the province which includes the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway Project and the construction of San Nicolas-Natividad-San Quintin-Umingan-Guimba Road. He also announced that the government has already funded the completion of the Poblacion-Quinaoayanan Farm-to-Market Road Project, as well as the Macidem Small Reservoir Irrigation Project in Bani to support the agriculture sector.

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