Gov. Bichara welcomes ULAP officials for their national board meeting in Albay


Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara opened the doors of his province to the National Executive Board Officers of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) for their 87th National Executive Board Meeting.

The Board Meeting was held at the Governor’s Conference Room, Albay Capitol Building yesterday, May 29.

Present during the meeting were Executive Board Officers of ULAP such as Executive Vice President and LCP National President Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan of Angeles City, Secretary General and LnB National President Atty. Edmund Abesamis, Assistant Secretary General and 4L President Vice Governor Jo Kristine Revil of the Province of Masbate, Treasurer and 4L Executive Vice President Vice Governor Katherine Agapay of the Province of Laguna, Assistant Auditor and LnB Executive Vice President BM Lorenzo Zuñiga of the Province of Laguna.

Other officials present were ULAP Pro and PCL Chairman Coun. Danilo Dayanghirang, DIR. Gen. Charito Plaza of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, Mayor Francis Ong of the League of the Municipalities of the Philippines, BM Felix Ylagan AND BM Ralph Andes of the Provincial Board Members League of Philippines, Vice Mayor Crispin Lumba Jr. of the Vice Mayors league of Philippines.

Also in attendance were Exec. Dir. Bernardino Sayo of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines, Coun. Mila Arroyo of the Philippine Councilor’s League, and Coun. April Dayap of the National Movement of young legislators.

“Before the start of the meeting, Gov. Al Francis Bichara as the President of ULAP, and the Governor of Albay warmly welcomed the visitors and invited them to the Governor’s Night that will be held later this evening,” said the provincial government.

The ULAP is the “umbrella organization” of all leagues of local government units (LGUs) and locally elected government officials who thresh out local issues with the national government, and bringing national policies, projects and programs on the ground.

“ULAP aims to bridge the local government, with the help of all the member leagues, to the national government, private sector and civil society organizations,” said the province.