With the continuing #BakunaMuna Program of La Union, the vaccination team of the Municipality of San Juan with the assistance of two vaccination teams of the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) inoculated a total of 284 vaccinees, the highest number of vaccinated individuals so far in the province in a day on a single site during the CoViD-19 vaccination of Senior Citizens or Priority Group A2 in the said town on May 5, 2021.
The 22nd Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) approved on its third and final reading the Draft Ordinance No. 281-2021, “Institutionalizing the La Union Youth Congress on Human Rights” during its 97th Regular Session on May 4, 2021 at the SP Session Hall, City of San Fernando, La Union.
With the aim to identify priority interventions, validate plans and explore future cooperation among key stakeholders, the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) through the La Union Provincial Tourism Office (LUPTO) – Culture and Arts Section conducted a consultative dialogue on local history with partner agencies in education on April 21, 2021 via video conferencing.
In its bid to promote ecological integrity and clean and healthy environment through the La Union #KalikasanNaman campaign, the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) SCUBA Diving Team assisted in the successful deployment of 70 units of Artificial Reef (AR) on April 22 to 28, 2021 in the coastal Municipalities of Balaoan, Bacnotan and San Juan, La Union .
As the Regional Peace and Order Council-1 (RPOC-1) Chairperson, Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega III affirmed RPOC-1’s support to fund the Barangay Development Program (BDP) under the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) in response to a query on the defunding of the NTF-ELCAC during the virtual Kapihan sa Ilocos Forum on April 29, 2021.
National Security Adviser Sec. Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. clarified that the it is the BDP that has funding and not the NTF-ELCAC as they tackled Executive Order No. 70, s. 2018 or Whole-of-Nation Approach to End Local Communist Armed Conflict.
In its continuous effort to uphold peace and order in the province amidst the pandemic, The Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) through Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega III donated two pick-up vehicles for the La Union Police Provincial Office (LUPPO) in a simple turn over ceremony of the vehicles on April 27, 2021 at the Provincial Capitol Grounds, City of San Fernando, La Union.
In its continuous effort to improve ease of transaction and to adopt to the new normal protocols, the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) headed by Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega III through the Provincial Treasurer’s Office launched a digital tax payment system in the province.
As part of the office’s wildly important goals (WIGs) for 2021, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) Office together with the resource speakers from Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) Offices, Office of the Provincial Prosecutor, and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) conducted a Virtual Orientation Seminar on the Review Process of the SP on April 22, 2021 via video conferencing.