Today, President Benigno S. Aquino III visited the province of Iloilo.
In the afternoon, at 4:00 p.m., he met with Archbishop Angel Lagdameo, the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Jaro. Their meeting was held at the Archbishop’s Palace, on Rizal St., in Jaro, Iloilo City.
Afterward, at 5:00 p.m., he led the national launching of the Expanded Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Community-based Vaccination Program. The ceremony was held at the Kalantiao Hall of the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center, on General Luna St., Iloilo City.
In the evening, at 7:00 p.m., the president met with the local leaders and the community of Iloilo at Plazoleta Gay, on the intersection of J.M. Basa, Iznart, Ledesma, and Arroyo Streets.
The President then stayed overnight in Iloilo before his trip to Davao Oriental and Davao del Sur.