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Mayor Panaligan graces virtual launching of RISE UP LGUs program

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Calapan City Mayor Arnan Panaligan has attended the online launching of Restoration and Invigoration Package for a Self-Sufficient Economy Towards UPgrowth for Local Government Units (RISE UP LGUs)

Panaligan graced the virtual launching as the Secretary General of the League of Cities of the Philippines.

Also in attendance were Quirino Provincial Governor Dakila Cua, President of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP), and Marinduque Provincial Governor Presbitero Velasco, President of the League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP).

Likewise, Batangas Provincial Governor Hermilando Mandanas, Palawan Provincial Governor Jose Alvarez and Narvacan, Ilocos Sur Mayor Luis “Chavit” Singson, President of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) joined the activity.

Land Bank of the Philippines President and Chief Executive Officer Ms. Cecilia Borromeo spearheaded the launching of the program RISE UP LGUs.

“This program aims to revive, restart and stimulate the local economies of cities, provinces and municipalities that were severely affected by the Covid-19 crisis by extending financing for local development projects,” said Mayor Panaligan’s office..