Romblon Public Theater, Romblon
9 January 2015
President Benigno S. Aquino III visited Romblon for the first time to conduct an aerial inspection of the Romblon-Sawang-Agpanabat provincial road and led the unveiling of the marker of the new buildings of the Romblon Provincial Hospital at the Romblon Public Theater.
During his visit, the Chief Executive personally thanked the Romblomanons for their strong support to his Tuwid na Daan policy, from the time he was just running for the presidency up to the present.
President Aquino also commended Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Undersecretary Rey Marfil, who hails from Romblon, for promoting his hometown and in helping to meet the needs of its people. “Kaya nga po kung ang mga tulad niya ang magiging pinuno sa hinaharap, talagang hindi tayo magdududa sa kakayahan niyang isulong ang inyong kapakanan at ang kaunlaran ng inyo pong lalawigan o maski ang kalakhang Pilipinas,” the President said during his speech.
Accompanied by Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio Singson, Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas, Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Abaya, Health (DOH) Acting Secretary Janette Garin, and Oriental Mindoro 2nd District Congressman Rey Umali, the President arrived at the nation’s marble capital for the first time.
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