Gov. Bichara: Filipinos must emulate the heroes who fought for our independence


Outgoing Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara said that Filipinos must embody the hopes and dreams of the heroes who fought hard for our independence.

“It is not enough for us to celebrate our day of freedom by remembering our heroes. We must also think and embody their hopes and dreams for a better life for us, and pledge to work even harder to achieve it,” said Bichara.

“Only then can we say that we deserve the gift of freedom our forefathers gave us. Each of us must contribute to nation-building,” he added.

On June 12, the country commemorated the 124th Independence Day/

“Let us all work together to apply the lessons learned from the global crisis, so that together we may create a global community that celebrates the sovereignty of each nation starting in our homes and in our beloved Province of Albay. All Albayano’s are one with the Nation in this momentous event,” he said.

“A blessed celebration of Philippine Independence Day to all,” he added.