DOH - CAR OIC Regional Director Dr. Amelita Pangilinan reminds the public that as the Modified General Community Quarantine in Cordillera continues, all must stay vigilant and prioritize health and safety measures needed to protect themselves, their families and the communtiy from the COVID virus. CCD/PIA CAR)

Mr. Iori Kato from UNFPA and hospital staff of Santa Ana Hospital poses in front of triage tent for patients with COVID-19 symptoms donated by UNFPA supported by the Government of Australia to help the hospital with infection prevention and control.

Regional Development and Security. DA Secretary William Dar, in his capacity as the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for CAR, presided a joint meeting of the RTF - ELCAC and the RPOC at Baguio Country Club. Dar was joined by Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong at the main table as the chairperson of the Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

UNFPA representative meets with the Chief of OB GYNE and Head of WCPU from Batangas Medical Center where UNFPA provided emergency maternity tent facility, WCPU tent and COVID-19 triaging tent to make their services more accessible to mothers, women, young people and COVID-19 patients.

CORDS for CAR and DA Secretary William Dar with officials of the Cordillera Regional Development Council join the toast of rice wine as part of the

Agriculture Secretary William Dar stresses Cordillera's strong potential for regional progress and advancement as strong partner for economic development and nation building. (CCD/PIA CAR)

CORDS for CAR backs autonomy towards regional development

BAGUIO CITY, July 17 (PIA) - - Agriculture Secretary William Dar, the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for the Cordillera Administrative Region(CAR),  reaffirmed his support to  the region’s pursuit of regional autonomy and development as he  rallied local officials and the people as  the  main agents of progress.

 

Agriculture Secretary William Dar stresses  Cordillera's strong potential for regional progress and advancement as  strong partner for economic development and nation building. (CCD/PIA CAR)

“The ardent hope that I express on this 33rd anniversary of the CAR with the theme, One Resilient Cordillera: Embracing the New Normal Towards Recovery, is that its people and leaders, will be the primary agents of the region’s progress and the realization of the Autonomous Region of Cordillera towards federalism in this part of the country,” Dar stated in his keynote speech at the CAR’s   anniversary program at the University of the Philippines Baguio on July 15.

 “Today, the DA family and I, under the Administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, renew our resolve and goodwill to partner with all parties willing to advance, support and contribute their efforts and resources in the development of this region as a strong partner for economic development, and community and nation building in an environment of peace,” he  added.

In support to regional development, Dar said DA   has P1.1 Billion fund for the development of the agriculture sector and rural communities in the region especially the local communist armed conflict- affected barangays.

CORDS for CAR and DA Secretary William Dar with officials of the Cordillera Regional Development Council join  the toast of rice wine as part of the "Pitik di Tapey" Ritual during the Cordillera Administrative Region 33rd Foundation anniversary program at the UP - Baguio Gymnasium, on July 15. (CCD/PIA CAR)

The Cordillera Regional Development Council, through the Economic Development Sectoral Committee chaired by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI – CAR) led a simple,  but memorable  program for CAR’s  33rd foundation anniversary. 

The program, which was joined by the different provinces in the region via video teleconferencing opened with a “Pitik di Tapey Ritual” by Cordillera elder and former Baguio Mayor and Congressman Atty. Mauricio Domogan.

Governors and Congressman from the different provinces of CAR, along with the Mayor and Congressman of Baguio City, also shared their messages and declaration of support to regional autonomy and development. (JDP/CCD-PIA CAR)

By Carlito C. Dar

 

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