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.
The Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled (PFRD), Inc. has conferred on Iloilo Province the 2017 Apolinario Mabini Award for the Local Government.
Lourdes Dela Llana Pimentel, chairperson of the 2017 Apolinario Mabini Awards, in a letter sent to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., said the province has “qualified with the standards of a Local Government Unit that has rendered exceptional services to the mass of citizens with disabilities within its jurisdiction in the last two years.”
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).
BAROTAC VIEJO, Iloilo - As of this September, a total of 123,193 or 52.7% of the registered dog population in this province have been vaccinated by the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) prior to the observance of World Rabies Day on September 22, 2017. PVO Chief Silvino Teodosio targets to vaccinate 70% of the dog population by the end of the year to prevent rabies. (Photo by Dr. Darel Tabuada)