Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. (left) swears into office the newly-elected officers of the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Iloilo Chapter led by its president Licurgo Tirador (6th from left) of Pototan on Friday, September 2, 2016.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. graced the inauguration of the 5.67 megawatt solar power plant of Cosmo Solar Energy Inc. (CSEI) in Brgy. Narat-an, Miag-ao on Thursday, September 8, 2016. It is the first solar power plant established in the province of Iloilo and the entire Panay and Guimaras islands.
Representatives of Medipeace, a Korean non-government organization (NGO), visit Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. at his office on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Medipeace is currently helping Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDA) municipalities improve its health services by providing them with the needed medical facilities. From left: Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, Enoch Chang, Gov. Defensor, Sukyung Kim and Yura Lee.
The dream of the more than 300 families in Brgy. Sag-on, Miag-ao, Iloilo to have a water system in their village is now a reality. On Friday (September 9, 2016) Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and his wife Cossette led the inauguration of the water system which was funded by the provincial government.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. met with Dingle Mayor Jessie Alecto, Vice Mayor Rufino Palabrica III and other municipal officials to talk about the plight of the seven displaced fish vendors in their town on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. The governor will again meet with the fish vendors next week to relay to them the win-win solution that was reached during the meeting.
Cabatuan Mayor Ronilo Caspe receives a check worth P2 million from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. for the improvement of the town's multi-purpose building which will be used as an evacuation center in the event disasters occur on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.
Pavia Mayor Michael B. Gorriceta receives from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a check worth P3 million for the rehabilitation of Balabag-Buyo provincial road in Pavia, Iloilo on Thursday, September 22, 2016.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Thursday (Sept. 22, 2016) met again with the displaced fish vendors from Dingle, Iloilo offering them a win-win solution as regards their problem which they have accepted. The governor met with Dingle mayor Jessie Alecto and other officials recently where he brought the concerns of the fish vendors. The fish vendors have agreed to occupy the two stalls offered by the municipality where they could temporarily sell fish while the public market is under construction.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (3rd from right) along with Vice Gov. Christine Garin (3rd from left), Board Member Demy Sonza (2nd from left) and Second District Rep. Arcadio Gorriceta (far right) in a pose for posterity with the Parliamentary Delegation from the British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union headed by Sir David Amess (2nd from right) after the luncheon hosted by the governor at Hotel del Rio on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.