LEGAZPI CITY, May 10 (PIA) -- The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), in partnership with the Office of the Cabinet Secretariat, will convene representatives from various sectors in the Bicol region and key government officials and secretaries for the "Kasama sa Pamana: Regional Pre-SONA Series", May 11, Tuesday , 8:30AM at the Legazpi City Convention Center in Albay.
"The event will bring together cabinet secretaries and government officials from key departments to share updates and insights on the policies, programs and accomplishments of the administration," PCOO Undersecretary and FOI Program Director Atty. Kristian R. Ablan said.
This series, with the Bicol region as the venue for its 3rd leg, is in preparation for the 2021 State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte.
"The event will also tackle the government's response and updates in mitigating the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in the country," Ablan added.
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Gringo Honasan II will keynote this Pre-SONA series and will be presenting the updates on Regional Development and Security in the Bicol region as the cabinet officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) of the region.
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, PCOO Undersecretary George Apacible and PCOO Director Vinci Beltran will also be part of this series to inform the Bicolanos of the major accomplishments of the Duterte administration and the plans for the remainder of his term.
The Philippine Information Agency (PIA), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) are also part of the said initiative.
The event will be simulcasted on Radio Television Malacanang (RTVM) and streamed live on PCOO Facebook Pages and shared through all government pages.
The "Kasama sa Pamana: Regional Pre-SONA Series" was launched at Butuan City in the CARAGA Region and the 2nd leg at Penablanca in Cagayan. (PIA5/Albay)