LINGAYEN, Pangasinan—Gov. Amado I. Espino III has created a committee to plan and execute a program of activities for the celebration of Pangasinan’s 437th Foundation Day on April 5.
Through Executive Order No. 0013-2017, Espino created the committee by virtue of Provincial Ordinance No. 143-2010, or “An Ordinance Declaring and Citing April 5, 1580 as the Official Foundation Day of Pangasinan,” enacted by the provincial board on Feb. 15, 2010.
Chaired by Espino and co-chaired by Vice Governor Jose Calimlim, the honorary members are lawyer Gonzalo T. Duque, chairman of the Pangasinan Historical and Cultural Commission, and all members of the provincial board.
The Executive Committee is co-chaired by lawyer Nimrod S. Camba and Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs officer Maria Luisa A. Elduayan.