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Senator Pacquiao holds dialogue with rice farmers

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 4, 2020) – Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao leads the meeting with Sarangani rice farmers on October 30 at the Capitol gymnasium. The dialogue focused on addressing various concerns and problems of the rice farmers in the province and discussed concerns relating to the Rice Tariffication Law. Senator Pacquiao extended his appreciation to all Sarangani farmers for their hard work and sacrifices in producing rice which is the staple food of the country. He said that he understands the situation of every rice farmer, “naaalarma ako kasi kulang na lang hingiin yung mga palay ninyo.” Pacquiao also said, “malaki po yung utang na loob namin sa inyong mga farmers kasi lahat ng sambayanang Pilipino ay pinapakain niyo.” Pacquiao ensured that he will fight for the rights of the farmers and assured that all of the raised concerns during the dialogue will be carried on to the Senate. (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr.-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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