Ilaguenos lauded for successful hosting of two athletic championship

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The former local chief executive of this city and the over-all chairman of the coordinating committee of the 12th Southeast Asia Youth Athletic Championship and Philippine National Open Invitational Athletic Championship lauded the contributions shared and extended of all Ilaguenos and various sectors here for the successful hosting of the two athletic championships in the city.

The two athletic events started last March 27 and ended on April 2, 2017, held at the City of Ilagan Sports Complex here.

Diaz made his thanksgiving remarks during the closing program of the two athletic championships at the grandstand of the sports complex.

He stressed his thanks to the City of Ilagan Police Station which provided security of the athletes and the perimeter of the sports complex before, during and right after the closing ceremony of the athletic championship.

“I acknowledge the support and sacrifices of the city police for a peaceful hosting of the athletic events here,” Diaz said during the closing ceremony held at the city sports complex.

He also acknowledged all the people behind the success of the event in the city of Ilagan emphasizing their great role in providing assistance to the athletes including the media.