PIA Press Release
Sunday, January 15, 2012
PAGCOR shares assistance to Comval disaster victimsNABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, Jan. 15 (PIA) -– The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has extended its assistance to the recent victims of calamities this province.
PAGCOR turned over relief assistance of water, biscuits, noodles and sardines to Governor Arturo T. Uy on January 5, 2012.
Under its medical mission, PAGCOR also provided the province hundreds of boxes of medicines and vitamins last year.
The said donations were meant for the disaster victims residing in Compostela Valley.
Gov. Uy was thankful to all local and national line agencies like PAGCOR which have been his constant partners in the delivery of public service, saying that “they (agencies) are true to their mission, vision and commitment.”
PAGCOR, one of the government-owned and controlled corporations, has a mission to be a responsible and responsive partner of the Philippine government in its nation-building program.
PAGCOR aims to bring government closer to its constituents by providing basic health services and assistance especially in depressed areas and those battered by calamities.
In times of calamities, PAGCOR is always ready to give assistance through its outreach operations.
Victims of disasters such as fires, typhoons and floods and other natural and or man-made calamities are provided with relief goods, medicines and other needed items. (IDS-ComVal/Rodielyn A. Manugas)