TACLOBAN CITY- Ready to serve the highly urbanized city of Tacloban, the first two weeks of work by City Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez with representatives of various government offices and socio-civic organizations paying their courtesy call to her at her office. The Mayor Cristina warmly welcomed each and every one of them. The National Housing Authority Regional Director Rizalde Mediavillo came with RFN Construction Company Raffy Ilagan, among others to briefly talk on the permanent shelter housing project for the 498 families living at the mostly affected coastal barangays of supertyphoon “Yolanda.” PhilHealth -8 Employees likewise came to pay a visit so with the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) RO8 led by its officer-in-charge regional public attorney Vevelyn Monsanto.
The Land Bank of the Philippines did not let the week pass without seeing the lady Chief Executive with Leyte Lending Center head Eulalio Lagpa Jr. They discussed with the mayor on the city’s loan to finance several city projects namely: the “triple A” slaughterhouse, sanitary landfill and the city’s drainage system together with the city’s technical working group.
To ensure their projects with the city, officials of the Rotary Club Makati South came along with other fellow Rotarians. The Department of Social Welfare Development (DSWD) headed by Regional Director Restituto Macuto with DSWD Internal Audit Service Director Wayne Belizar and DSWD officials also visited Mayor Romualdez. In partnering with the city of Tacloban more government offices are expected to visit Mayor Romualdez who assumed her post on June 30, 2016.
(GAY A. GASPAY, TIM CANES, TISAT/KANHURAW MEDIA TEAM)