Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. presides the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting at the Governor's boardroom on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. The province's peace and order situation and other security issues were tackled during the meeting attended by representatives of different law enforcement agencies and other government stakeholders.
Police operatives led by Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) chief Senior Supt. Marlon Tayaba (right) receive their personalized copy of Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution No. 2017-581 commending the Joint Task Force of the Philippine National Police for the successful operation against Western Visayas' top drug personality Richard Prevendido on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Last week, Gov. Defensor also turned over to Police Regional Office 6 director Chief Supt. Cesar Hawthorne Binag and Senior Supt.
Vice Governor Christine S. Garin (3rd from left), Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (2nd from left), and Gov. Arthur Defensor's executive assistant Atty. Suzette Mamon (left) receive U.S. Embassy Political Section's new Chief of Internal Political Unit Mr. Joshua Morris and Political Specialist Marjorie Gaddi who paid a courtesy call at the Governor's office Monday (October 2, 2017) afternoon.
Six municipalities in Iloilo province were conferred the Seal of Good Education Governance by the Synergeia Foundation recently.
Public Employment Service Office (PESO) chief Francisco Heler, Jr. (standing, 2nd from left) presents to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. the nine of eleven workers who will be deployed as cleaners in hotels and restaurants in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The workers were recruited by Bison Management Corp. during a Special Recruitment Activity facilitated by PESO at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol recently.
ILOILO – Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. is eyeing to access P90.9-million fund from Forestland Management Project to finance 13 proposed agroforestry support facilities (ASFs) that will benefit three towns in Jalaur River Basin.
Defensor on Tuesday (September 26) has identified the priority projects and has instructed the Provincial Engineer’s Office to make the necessary project proposals to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Region VI officer in charge Blesilda Masangcay administers the oath of professionals of the 187 new registered social workers from Western Visayas at the Casa Real ceremonial hall on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The oath taking ceremony was conducted in collaboration with the Philippine Association of Social Workers Inc. (PASWI)-Iloilo headed by its president Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Dr. Neneth Q. Pador.
Carles Mayor Siegfredo Betita and the barangay officials of Gigantes Island and neighboring island barangays confer with Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on how they could avail of the province's calamity fund on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. The waters surrounding Gigantes Island were recently hit by red tide affecting the livelihood of fishermen in the area. Also joining the meeting are Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) chief Dr. Jerry Bionat (left) and Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Dennis Ventilacion (back to the camera).