Daughter of Rep. Fariñas elected as PBMLP prexy

LAOAG CITY -— The daughter of Ilocos Norte Representative Rodolfo Fariñas was elected as the new president of the Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines (PBMLP).

Ilocos Norte Provincial Board member Ria Christina Farinas said Wednesday she is grateful for the overwhelming support. She ran unopposed during the February 28 PBMLP election held at Sofitel Hotel in Metro Manila.

“I share this victory and honor to my provincemates,” said Fariñas while responding to congratulatory messages on her Facebook account.

As PBMLP president, Farinas, who is now on her second term as provincial legislator of Ilocos Norte’s first district, shall represent the PBMLP in the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP).

Formed in 1998, ULAP is the umbrella organization of all leagues of local government units (LGUs) and locally elected government officials. Its main function is to help convene and represent its member leagues and local governments to national and sub-national policy and program committees in strengthening and capacitating LGUs for local autonomy and good governance. PNA-northboundasia.com