Walang pahinga! Naga Mayor Bongat goes back to work immediately after China visit


Naga City Mayor John Bongat doesn’t like wasting much of his time.

The mayor, upon arrival from China last Friday, immediately faced his duties as the local chief executive of Naga.

Bongat attended the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) Bicol Launch right away last Friday.

Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) Philippines, Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Government of Naga launched the A-PAD Bicol Regional Platform today at the Avenue Plaza Hotel.

During the event, Bicol Region officials and representatives “signed a covenant for a stronger cross-sectoral collaboration, emergency response to disasters, community participation and business continuity planning trainings to promote community resiliency.”

Bongat also handed financial grants to three Centenarians in the city and held a meeting city’s Solid Waste Management Board.

“Upon arrival in Naga yesterday from China, I, among many other tasks, immediately attended the A-PAD Bicol Launch spearheaded by MNCCI, personally handed over to 3 Nagueňa centenarians the P100,000 from DSWD, in addition to the P100,000 already given to them by the city last month, and met with the NC Solid Waste Management Board,” said Bongat.

Bongat visited China recently for a bilateral meeting with City of Shi Shi Mayor Mayor Huang Chunhui.

The two local governments have been sister cities for almost two decades already, whose relationship has strengthened and has created “cooperative projects and programs through time