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Friday, 11 September 2020 21:19

Mayor Salarda: Don’t lose hope

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 11, 2020) – Mayor Vic Paul Salarda delivers his executive address during the celebration of the 49th Founding Anniversary and 19th Kasadyaan Festival of Alabel town on September 10. Salarda focused his speech on the initiatives done by his administration to address the needs in mitigating the Covid-19 pandemic. He also centered his report in giving hope to his constituents despite the dreading situation of the town brought by the different calamities. As a sign of being steadfast amidst trials, Salarda personally raised the Philippine flag during the singing of the national anthem to show to his people “that despite the pandemic, we should never lose our hopes.” “This is a challenge for us here in Alabel, we have to think positive, di tayo dapat mawalan ng pag-asa,” said Salarda. He also reported some of the assistance which were extended to the affected families and individuals. “Nakahatag tag sinako og kinilo nga mga bugas, canned goods, and even cash assistance didto sa mga pamilya nga naapektohan sa atong quarantine tong niaging mga bulan.” The good mayor also gave updates about the on-going projects in the municipality particularly on the rescue services, education, peace and order, food security, environment, economic activity; tourism and investment, water system, infrastructure projects and road constructions. Salarda presented the perspective of the on-going construction of the town’s new municipal hall building. Salarda was very thankful for the massive support given by Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao, Congressman Rogelio Pacquiao, Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, Vice Governor Elmer De Peralta, board members and the rest of his colleagues in the municipal office. Alabel is the capital town of Sarangani. (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr.-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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