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San Carlos City Launches ASEAN Awareness Campaign

San Carlos City in accordance with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Memorandum Circular No. 06, s, 2016 launched the awareness campaign in support to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Community 2015 and the Philippines’ Chairmanship of ASEAN 2017.

 

Philippines and ASEAN Flag Ceremony at City Hall Grounds.

Said program was facilitated by the Office for Human Resource Management (OHRM) thru the integration of certain activities during the flag ceremony of local government employees every first Monday of the month at the city hall grounds starting today, August 1, 2016.

Said program aimed at disseminating information about ASEAN Community following its establishment on Dec. 13, 2015 of which the Philippines is cultivating and preparing its capacity for its Chairmanship to said group of nations in 2017.

Activities for said campaign include posting of ASEAN Community banners in the city’s official website, display of ASEAN flag during flag ceremony every first Monday of the month alongside the Philippine flag, singing of ASEAN anthem at said flag ceremony and the sharing of information and updates about ASEAN or agency-related matters.

Said first flag ceremony with ASEAN infusion was carried out by the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) Office with June Villarante, Secretary to the Sanggunian, sharing some trivial information about the member nations of ASEAN as well as updates of its office’s functions as legislative body.

City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor, Jr. on his message during said program thanked the local government employees for being competent and diligent with their jobs since the city cannot achieve much if not for their hard work.

He also announced that on Jan. 2017 the 2nd tranche for the salary increase of local government employees will be implemented as well as P30.00 per day wage increase on the salary of job order employees of the city government.