Gov. Pacoy welcomes mayor from Hawaii

Sep 18, 2017

The province of La Union, through Governor Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” Ortega III, extends a heartfelt welcome to Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. of Kaua’I County, Hawaii on September 12, 2017 at the Provincial Capitol Building, City of San Fernando, La Union.
During the welcome dinner for the mayor, Governor Pacoy highlighted the strong and deep connections of Hawaii and the Ilocandia region since time immemorial.
He also narrated history of immigration of Filipinos to Hawaii since the 19th century. By then, according to him, Filipinos in general have made significant contributions to the state of Hawaii over which hundred thousand Ilocanos had come to live and work there.
“I foresee Agri-Tourism as one of the key talking points but I know that we have much to learn from you across a wide range of subject matters. I hope you will see and realize that La Union has so much to offer and so much potential. I hope that we will become strong and long-time partners,” he said.
The event centers on the commitment of Governor Pacoy and Mayor Carvalho Jr. in realizing the goal to boost the potential of local enterprises to ensure economic gains of the agri-tourism industry for the betterment of the lives of every entrepreneur in the province.
Last year, the Provincial Government of La Union hosted a Mini Boot Camp as part of the immersion program in the Performance Governance System (PGS) for provincial stakeholders from the component local government units.
The PGS, as part of transformative good governance program, targets to realize vision of real change for the greater good of all of La Union. This strategic vision aims to transform the province of La Union to become the Heart of Agri-Tourism in Northern Luzon by 2025.
Governor Pacoy pledged to strengthen the bond between the County of Kaua’I, Hawaii and the Provincial Government of La Union through this unifying goal of transformative governance. HANA JOSUA C. MARTINEZ, PITO-LU / ABN

RELATED POSTS

CELEBRATING PARTNERSHIP

CELEBRATING PARTNERSHIP

P2.5M was initially disbursed to Bakun Indigenous Tribal Organization (BITO) last May 12, while the remaining P2.5M was released on...

SHOW FOR A CAUSE

SHOW FOR A CAUSE

Amir Sali "Pilipinas Now" fantastic fashion event organized by Rotary Club of Makati Ayala Triangle RCMAT and created by Direk Raymond...

LATEST NEWS

BAGUIO MARKET EMPLOYEES SUED IN “KWARTAIS” SCANDAL HIKES TO 14

BAGUIO CITY - Three more employees of the Baguio City government assigned at the public market as collectors of arrival fees or ‘kwartais’ were charged with malversation with falsification of public documents and falsification by public officers, jumping to 14 sued in...

TUBA 7TH AVA FESTIVAL

TUBA 7TH AVA FESTIVAL

Adding-attractions to One Town, One Product (OTOP), Mayor Clarita Sal-ongan and indigenous farmers proudly show locally grown ava (taro) product during the opening of the festival held on Sept 26 at the municipal grounds. Tuba officials show unity promoting the...

ZERO BACKLOG ITI KASKASO TI AGRARIO MATAGINAYON ITI DAR ILOCOS

SIUDAD ITI LAOAG – Matagtaginayon iti Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) iti zero backlog nga estado iti panangipatungpal ti linteg kadagiti kaskaso iti agrario agingga iti maikatlo a kakapat iti daytoy a tawen. Ipatpatungpal ti ahensia iti zero backlog kadagiti...

GREYHOUND OPERATION

GREYHOUND OPERATION

Nagsagawa ng greyhound operation ang iba’t ibang ahensya at gamit ang sniffing dog para alamin kung itinatagong illegal na droga ang mga Persons Deprive of Liberty (PDL) sa loob ng Baguio City Jail Male Dorm. Walang nakitang droga o pharaphernalia at negatibo din sa...

APAT SUSPEK NADAKIP SA PAGPATAY SA LGBTQ TEACHER SA ABRA

APAT SUSPEK NADAKIP SA PAGPATAY SA LGBTQ TEACHER SA ABRA

Motibo: Land dispute BANGUED, Abra – Natukoy at nadakip na ng pulisya ang apat na suspek na pumatay sa isang guro sa high school na miyembro ng Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community,sa isinagawang hot pursuit operation,matapos ang krimen...

LOCAL FARMERS CHALLENGED TO PRODUCE ORGANIC PRODUCTS

Tuba’s 7th Ava Festival TUBA, Benguet –Farmers in this town were encouraged to practice organic farming in order to boost and strengthened soil fertility and health benefits of agricultural products. Mayor Clarita Sal-ongan made the call during the Sept. 26 “Kapihan”...

130 FAMILIES EVACUATE BECAUSE OF “KARDING”

130 FAMILIES EVACUATE BECAUSE OF “KARDING”

BAGUIO CITY (September 26, 2022)—Typhoon "Karding" did not directly hit the highland Cordillera though some 139 families in four provinces sought refuge to safer grounds, the social welfare department said. In Abra, 47 families consisting of 156 individuals were...

5 DRUG PERSONALITIES HULI SA BUY-BUST SA BAGUIO, ABRA

CAMP DANGWA, Benguet -- Nahaharap ngayon sa kasong paglabag sa Republic Act 9165 o Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 ang limang drug personalities matapos silang arestuhin sa magkahiwalay na buy-bust operation na isinagawa sa Baguio City at Abra noong...

PHILIPPINES- CHINA PHOTO EXHIBIT

PHILIPPINES- CHINA PHOTO EXHIBIT

A series of photographs was unveiled at SM City Baguio last September 19, 2022. Chinese Embassy's Minister Counselor Wang Yulei, Mayor Benjamin Magalong, SM Assistant Vice President of Operations SM North 1 Jansenn Pe and SM Mall Manager Rona Correa led the unveiling...

PANGASINAN MANGPATAUD ITI SALT CENTER PARA PANAGSIRARAK, PRODUKSION

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -Asidegen a mangipasdek iti probinsia a gobierno ti Pangasinan iti maysa a salt center iti probinsia tapno mapasayaat iti panagsirarak ken kamaudiananna iti produksion iti asin nga isut naggapuanan iti nagan ti probinsia. Iti maysa nga interbiu...

ARCHIVE

CONTACT US FOR YOUR ADVERTISEMENTS

MASTHEAD

Pin It on Pinterest