Occidental Mindoro Rep. Sato, Gov. Mendiola to grace Palarong Pambansa closing rites in Davao City
Occidental Mindoro Rep. Josephine Ramirez Sato is set to attend the closing ceremony of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa in Davao City.
Together with Rep. Sato, Occidental Mindoro Governor Gene Mendiola is likewise invited during the closing ceremony.
“Cong. Nene and Gov. Gene have been invited by the Palarong Pambansa Secretariat to attend the closing ceremony of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa in Davao City on May 4, 2019,” the solon’s office said.
The two Occidental Mindoro official will also witness the formal turn-over of the 2020 hosting of the games to the province.
Occidental Mindoro has been recently selected by the Department of Education to host the next year’s iteration of Palarong Pambansa.
“Upon careful study and deliberations on the bids presented by the bidder-LGUs and the inspection report presented by the Technical Inspection Team, this office informs that the Palarong Pambansa Board, by a majority vote, declares the Province of Occidental Mindoro, the winning LGU and host of the 2020 Palarong Pambansa,” the DepEd’s letter read.
The DepEd said that they look forward for a “harmonious partnership” with the province for the hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2020.