October 29, 2019 --- The Regional Consultation on the Draft Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Magna Carta of the Poor with representatives from Local Government Units (LGUs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Region 3 was held at Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center, San Fernando City, Pampanga.
Central Luzon DILG Regional Director Jay E. Timbreza graced the event together with San Luis Aurora Mayor Ariel De Jesus, Arayat Pampanga Mayor Emmanuel Bonifacio M. Alejandrino, Rizal Nueva Ecija Mayor Hanna Katrina L. Andres and San Antonio Zambales Mayor Preciliano M. Ruiz.
NAPC LACMS Director John Laña discussed the rationale of NAPC.
And he was followed by Mr. Jiru Rada from NAPC Research Unit, who presented the Magna Carta of the Poor and its draft Implementing Rules and Regulations.
The program ended with open forum which was facilitated by Mr. Alfred Antonio, NAPC- LACMS DMO V. This served as avenue for the participating LGUs and CSOs in Region 3 to air their comments, suggestions and recommendations on the draft IRR of RA No.11291.