The governor’s battlecry is to “bring government services closer to the people and directly to the barangays.”
Pacquiao then cited their fruitful discussion manifested for a “stronger partnership” with the mayors and other partners like the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, and the Department of the Interior and Local Government towards realizing his governance direction.
The mayors and other officials, in return, gave their full support to the governor in his fight to end the “monster of poverty” in Sarangani.
Alabel Mayor Vic Paul Salarda anticipated for the harmonization and integration of the provincial programs into the existing municipal programs.
Pacquiao assured the mayors that the plans they have discussed will certainly be “put into action.” (Jori Mae R. Samillano/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)
Photos taken by Martin Fernando Bernad Jr. on July 13 during the joint consultation and dialogue of Governor Rogelio “Ruel” D. Pacquiao with the municipal mayors held at the JLC Conference Room.