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.
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.
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. meets with suppliers to address their concern regarding delayed payments as well as some issues on the conduct of bidding in the Iloilo provincial government at the Capitol boardroom on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2016 Joining the governor are (from left) General Services Office (GSO) chief Aaron Raymundo, Atty. Dominador Tersol, Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, and Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Dennis Ventilacion.
Lt. Col. Emerlito S. Angulo, acting commander of 552nd Engineer Construction Batalion, 53rd Engineer Brigade, Philippine Army pays Gov. Arthur Defensor. Sr. a courtesy call on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.
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.