President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Saturday led the simultaneous launching of the Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair (BPSF) to help deliver government services across the country.
“This program is just one of the first steps taken by the government to give Filipinos new hope and a fresh start,” the President said during the launching in Nabua, Camarines Sur.
The Serbisyo Fair was launched simultaneously in Laoag, Ilocos Norte for Luzon; Tolosa town in Leyte for Visayas; and in the Municipality of Monkayo, Davao de Oro for Mindanao.
Presidential son and Ilocos Norte Rep. Sandro Marcos led the BPSF caravan for Luzon, while Speaker Martin Romualdez led the Visayas contingent in Leyte.
Special Assistant to the President Anton Lagdameo led the BPSF opening in Poblacion Monkayo, Davao de Oro.
“Although our islands are apart, we are united by one spirit and one dream: a New Philippines for the New Filipino,” the President said.
Government services such as Passport on Wheels, Kadiwa ng Pangulo, Driver’s License and National ID registration, Pag-IBIG Fund, National Bureau of Investigation and police clearance applications were available at the caravans.
President Marcos steered the delivery of government assistance in the caravans’ area.
The Department of Agriculture distributed various farm equipment, while the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources provided fish cages and motorboats to fisherfolk.
Additionally, the Department of Health gave wheelchairs and jerry cans, the Technical Education and Skill Development Authority gave toolkits, and the Office of Civil Defense gave hygiene kits.