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Gov. Guico to ink partnership with PRC-Reg’l Office for the conduct of PRC Mobile Services

LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN—Governor Ramon V. Guico III will sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)—Regional Office 1 for the conduct of PRC Mobile Services during job fairs organized by the Pangasinan PESO throughout the province.

For this purpose, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) on April 15 approved a resolution giving authority for the governor to ink a partnership with the PRC-RO 1.

As stated in the resolution authored by SP Member Jerry Agerico Rosario, the agreement between the Provincial Government of Pangasinan and PRC-RO 1 will set forth the duties and obligations of the parties concerning the implementation of the program in the province.

“The Provincial Government of Pangasinan, which organizes job fairs as part of its commitment to promote employment opportunities and economic development for the people, shall collaborate with the PRC Regional Office 1 to bring those transactions to the province and make those mobile services more accessible and available to Pangasinenses to save travel time and expenses, particularly for professionals and other stakeholders,” the resolution disclosed.

Services transactions to be extended by the PRC are as follows: Initial Registration, Renewal, and Duplication of Professional Identification Cards (PIC); Processing Applications for Certification of Good Standing; Board Rating Certification; Board Passing Certification; PIC Authentication; Certificate of Registration Authentication; Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Evaluation; State Board Verification; Exam Application Processing and Issuance Authentication for Board Rating and Board Passing Certifications; and Handling Petitions for Change of Status and Correction of Name/Date of Birth.

“Pursuant to the provisions of RA No. 8981, commonly known as the Professional Regulation Commission Modernization Act of 2000, the PRC is conducting mobile services as part of its initiative to efficiently extend its services to clients in remote and underserved areas,” the resolution likewise stated.

(Ruby R. Bernardino, Joey Olimpo/PIMRO)

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