Janiuay Councilor Paulino Parian, president of the Philippine Councilors League-Iloilo chapter, is no longer running for re-election. Parian has instead nominated former Congressman Licurgo Tirador, now councilor of Pototan, for the PCL presidency.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (right) administers the oath of office of the officers and board of directors of the Iloilo Provincial P4MP Farmers Association headed by its president Eriberto Jucaban (2nd from right) on Thursday, August 4, 2016.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the officers and board of directors of the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of Dingle National High School lead by its president Merlyn Figueroa on Friday, July 29, 2016.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the newly elected officers and members of the Provincial Advisory Council (PAC) for Police Transformation and Development, July 21, 2016 at the Casa Real. PAC, composed of representatives from government and non-government sectors, is chaired by Atty. Raul Anlucotan of NEDA and Fr. Ricardo Iniego is the vice chairperson.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (4th and 3rd from right) show to Health Secretary Paulyn Jean B. Ubial (5th from right) the map of the provincial government lot in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo where the Department of Health (DOH) is planning to put up its regional building. The project is envisioned to house the offices of the DOH, PhilHealth, National Nutrition Commission and Population Commission. Sec. Ubial and her staff visited Gov. Defensor on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
Third District Board Member Lorenz Defensor delivers his inaugural address during the Sangguniang Panlalawigan regular session presided by Vice Governor Christine Garin on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. speaks before the local chief executives of the province of Iloilo who attended a briefing and orientation conducted by the Regional Development Council (RDC) and National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) at the Casa Real on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
ILOILO – Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. is again recognized as the “champion of the environment” following the success of his flagship program that aims to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change in this agricultural province.
Outgoing Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon Paje recognized Defensor anew as recipient of Kalikasan Award due to his “dauntless commitment to champion environmental governance, protection and rehabilitation thru his Action for Regreening and Transformation for Climate Change Adaptation (ART for CCA) Program”.
Representative Oscar Richard Garin takes his oath of office as second-termer congressman of the First District of Iloilo from the barangay captains of 17 villages in the First District where he got 100 percent votes last May 9, 2016 election. Holding the bible is his daughter Rica Jane. Garin promised to bring more projects to help alleviate the lives of the poor in his district.
Police Chief Supt. Jose L. Gentiles (right), the new regional director of Police Regional Office 6 (PRO 6), pays Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call right after the turn-over ceremony at Camp Delgado on Monday, July 4, 2016. Also in photo are Provincial Administrator Raul Banias and Iloilo Police Provincial Office director Senior Supt. Augustus Roderick Alba (partly hidden).