The city of Manila honors 18 outstanding village leaders
18 barangay chairpersons were honored by the city administration of Manila for their exceptional achievements in managing their respective areas during the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) pandemic.
At the flag-raising ceremony at the Kartilya ng Katipunan monument outside City Hall on Monday, Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso and Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan presented the 2021 Outstanding Punong Barangays Award to Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso and Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan.
“Last week, we celebrated Manila Day, and one of the sectors that was recognized was the barangay, which is why on this day, we are honoring the 18 chairpersons of the barangay,” Domagoso said in his speech. “Last week, we celebrated Manila Day, and one of the sectors that was recognized was the barangay, so on this day, we are honoring the 18 chairpersons of the barangay,” Domagoso said in
His statement said that the 18 chiefs maintained the rigorous execution of health and safety standards in the face of Covid-19, thus aiding the municipal administration.
In these difficult circumstances, Domagoso believes that people have no one else to turn to except the government.
“Ang barangay ay malaking factor ng tagumpay ng isang lokal na pamahalaan sa pagsagupa, labanan, at mapagtagumpayan natin ang laban sa (The barangay is a major element in the success of the local government in the battle against) Covid-19,” Domagoso said. “Ang barangay ay malaking factor
His message was to all public officials, whether elected or appointed, to keep their attention on their responsibilities. In other words, the provision of public services at all times.
Furthermore, he urged people to constantly keep their own safety in mind, since the municipal administration would not be able to do its duties on its own.
“Kaya kayo naririto na kapwa ko kawani ng pamahalaang lungsod, mag-iingat kayo, naririto na kapwa ko kawani ng pamahalaang lungsod, mag-iingat kayo. (Please take good care of yourself, everyone present today.) I need each and every one of you to set your sights on public service). The purpose for our existence, as government employees, is to provide public service,” Domagoso added, thanking the watchmen and other village authorities as well as the crowd.