Bataan politikos receive 2017 Seal of Child Friendly Governance
Various local chief executives of Bataan received on Monday the 2017 Seal of Child Friendly Governance.
Balanga City Mayor Francis Garcia, Orani Mayor Efren Pascual, Samal Mayor Gene Dela Fuente, Mariveles Mayor Ace Jello Concepcion and representatives of the other municipalities received the award during the flag raising ceremony of the provincial government, held at the Bataan People’s Center.
According to Bataan Governor Albert Garcia, Ma. Edna Estal of the Council for the Welfare of Children led the awarding rites.
Bataan’s 11 municipalities and one city were conferred with the award “for having a child friendly and child sensitive society.”
Gov. Garcia and Vice Governor Cris Garcia were also present in the awarding ceremony.
Another highlight of Monday’s flag raising ceremony is the turnover by the Department of Social Welfare and Development of P33,340,000 to Gov. Garcia for the benefit of the Sustainable Livelihood Project for Bataenos.
Garcia also thanked his brother, Bataan 2nd District Jose Enrique Garcia, for the donation of four ambulances to be used by the Metro Bataan Development Authority, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, the Bataan Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center, and the Mariveles District Hospital for emergency and disaster response.
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