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Taal Mayor Pong Mercado brings home more honors for the town

Dec 31, 2018 @ 13:16

The end of 2018 has turned out to be a happy one for Taal Mayor Pong Mercado.

This is because Mercado has gotten another award for the town. It received the Department of Interior and Local Government’s Performance Award for Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign.

Taal got a rating of 95 percent in the performance audit, and it was the highest rating, Mercado said in a Facebook post. It was equivalent to “ideal or high functionality,” he said.

The mayor’s goal is to make Taal drug free, and he has implemented livelihood programs for surrendered drug users and launched educational campaigns, medical missions. and rehabilitative programs.

He believes drug users could be changed and led to a better path if they ahve the community’s support.

The mayor also dedicated the award to Taal residents who support his programs.

Looks like Taal is ending the year on a high!


Matapos ang Seal of Good Local Governance Award, Health Leadership Award, Outstanding Law Enforcement and Public Administrator Award, Tourism Excellence Award, isa na namang major governance award ang iniuwi ni MAYOR PONG MERCADO para sa Taal – ang DILG PERFORMANCE AWARD FOR ANTI-DRUG ABUSE CAMPAIGN!

Based on the 2017 ADAC Performance Audit, Taal LGU garnered the rating of 95%, the highest rating equivalent to “ideal or high functionality” dahil sa mga programa at proyekto ni MAYOR PONG supporting and complementing the national program against illegal drugs. Isa sa mga projects at achievements ni MAYOR PONG ang pagiging drug-cleared ng Taal, ang mga livelihood projects para sa mga drug surrenderers, education campaigns and medical missions, at mga rehabilitative programs.

Sa pagtanggap ng award kasama si Vice Mayor Jovits, Mun. Admin. Lot Cerdeña, DILG Cristy Bunyi, Taal Chief of Police Chavez, ibinahagi ni MAYOR PONG na sa likod ng mga achievements sa ADAC ay ang kanyang paniniwala na ang bawat tao at drug surrenderer ay kayang magbago kung may pagbabalik loob at may suporta mula sa pamayanan. Muli, ibinalik ng mayor ang pagkilala sa lahat ng mga Taaleños na patuloy ang pagsuporta sa kanyang programa sa ilalim ng Ganda, Asenso at Saya!

Maraming salamat po, Taaleños!

Maraming salamat DILG. Maraming salamat sa ating “PERFORMANCE AWARD” Mabuhay po tayo,” Mercado posted.

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