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Wednesday, 04 November 2020 16:25

Rice farmers meet Senator Pacquiao, other top officials

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 4, 2020) – Sarangani rice farmers attend the dialogue with Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao on October 30 at the Capitol Gymnasium. The dialogue primarily focused on addressing various concerns and problems of the rice farmers in the province and conversed on the concerns relating to the Rice Tariffication Law. In the event, the rice farmers raised concerns particularly on the low buying price of unhusked rice or palay which was then responded by Senator Pacquiao to be carried and conveyed on the Senate. The dialogue was also attended by Congressman Rogelio Pacquiao; Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon; Vice Governor Elmer De Peralta; Regional Directors Miguel Tecson of NFA-XII; Lester Romeo Malana of NFA-XI; Arlan Mangelen of DA-XII; and some board members. (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr.-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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