NEWLY-ELECTED LA UNION MAYOR PROMISES TO CONTINUE LEGACY OF PREDECESSOR

NEWLY-ELECTED LA UNION MAYOR PROMISES TO CONTINUE LEGACY OF PREDECESSOR

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Newly-elected mayor Hermenegildo “Dong” Gualberto has promised to continue the legacy of Mayor Pablo Ortega for the progress and development of this city.

 During a transition ceremony at the People’s Hall here, Gualberto  expressed gratitude for the leadership and guidance of Mayor Ortega,  praising him for the outstanding performance of his administration.”

  We would like to assure that the gains of this administration will be  protected by the next administration. We will do our best to protect  and continue your legacy for the progress of our city,” Gualberto
said..

 The transition ceremony was held for the smooth turn-over of city  government records from the present administration to the next administration.

 Gualberto received the documents along with the newly-elected and reelected city officials.

“To the incoming and outgoing city officials, the department heads and various government and non-government organizations, to our partners,  we would be very happy to work with you for the continued progress in
the city,” Gualberto said. .

 The turn-over of records was based on memorandum issued by the  Department of Interior and Local Government.

 Mayor Ortega, Congressman-elect of the first district of La Union,  also thanked Gualberto for his support and for effectively leading the  legislative department during his administration.

“Mayor-elect Dong had a hand in the passage of many of the programs  that my administration proposed. I am confident that he will actively respond to these articulated aspirations of the people,” Ortega said.

 Ortega vowed to extend his full support to Gualberto’s administration..

“It is incumbent upon me to ensure that this new city administration  must receive the same support and opportunity to maintain good work  before him as well as the foundation and wisdom on which to build his
own administration. We all share one thing in common,” Ortega said.

 Ortega and Gualberto will assume their new positions on July 1, 2016. JUN ELIAS & ERWIN G. BELEO/northboundasia.com