Lanao del Norte line agencies showcase programs, projects
By APIPA P. BAGUMBARAN
MARAWI City — Various line agencies in the province showcased their respective programs and projects Sunday, declared by the provincial government as Line Agencies Day as part of its 53rd founding anniversary.
A “hataw” exercise session, which is part of the healthy lifestyle program of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), kicked-off the day’s activities. Various agencies also showcased their booth displays at the provincial capitol grounds.
The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) officer-in-charge governor Mujiv Hataman, graced the occasion and responded to the concerns of some of the agencies during the Line Agencies Reportorial Show held at the Social Hall of the Provincial Capitol.
Agencies that presented their accomplishments were the IPHO, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Public Works and Highways Districts I and II, Department of Education Divisions Lanao Sur IA, IB, IIA, and IIB, and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF).
Other agencies present at the event were the Department of Social Welfare and Development Lanao Sur-A and Lanao Sur-B, Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Trade and Industry, National Food Authority, Department of Interior and Local Government, National Statistics Office (NSO), Provincial Prosecutors Office, and Public Attorney’s Office.
In his message, Governor Mamintal Adiong Jr. expressed appreciation to all the agencies who participated in the celebration.
He also thanked them for supporting and cooperating with the provincial government in bringing programs and services that respond to the needs of the community specifically mentioning existing strong partnerships with NSO and National Bureau of Investigation on the mobile passporting program with DFA , IPHO on health and nutrition, TESDA on livelihood and manpower development, DAF on agricultural projects and DPWH on infrastructure support, among others.
He also emphasized that the provincial government is committed to support consistency and transparency in all government actions and the core part of this will be achieve through strong collaboration with line agencies and other sectors of the society.
The Line Agencies Day was also busy with people seeking free services like in mass registration of live birth, legal assistance, and application of business permit, as well as a medical and dental mission.
The day was capped with a concert featuring the Freestyle band, and lantern lighting at the Provincial Capitol Grounds.