“We are here to give equal opportunities to all Pangasinenses.”
This was stated by Governor Amado I. Espino III as he graced the Disability Forum 2020 held on February 7 at the Pangasinan Training and Development Center II.
In his speech, the provincial executive assured that the provincial government will give the same opportunity to everyone including persons with disabilities.
Governor Espino also stated that the social services such as job opportunities and employment services will offer fairness to all Pangasinenses.
Pangasinan Federation of Persons with Disabilities President David Bulario acknowledged the efforts of the provincial government since the previous administration in providing programs and projects for the PWDs in the province.
“Si Governor Amado Espino III ang nagpatuloy ng suporta upang umangat ang sektor ng maykapansanan na naging unang programa ng ating former governor Amado T. Espino, Jr.” said Bulario.
With the hashtag #ThisAbility, the forum aims to address the issues and concerns of the PWD sector.
During the forum, the discussion on the different topics were discussed including the Cancer Law and Rare Disease Law, the DOH Administrative Order 2013-0005A, and Universal PHILHEALTH Law.
The forum was attended by Governor Amado I. Espino III, Chief Administrative Officer Irmina Francisco, and Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Emilio Samson, Jr.
/Paula Jhea Sison (Photos by Bob Sison)