CITY OF MALOLOS – With this year’s theme “Unang Republikang Pilipino: Gabay Tungo sa Napapanahong Pagbabago,” the Provincial Government of Bulacan will commemorate the 124th Anniversary of the First Philippine Republic of 1899 at the historic grounds of Barasoain Church in this city on Monday, January 23, 2023, 8:00 o’clock in the morning.
Governor Daniel R. Fernando will be joined by First District Representative Danilo A. Domingo as the honorary guest who will lead the flag raising and wreath-laying ceremonies together with Vice Governor Alexis C. Castro.
With all the progress and developments coming towards the province, Fernando made sure that patriotism and respect for the province where the First Philippine Republic was established will always remain in the hearts of the Bulakenyos.
“Sa modernisasyon at kaunlarang kinakaharap ng ating lalawigan, nais kong ipinta sa mga puso’t isip ng bawat Bulakenyo ang kahalagahan ng araw ng pagkakatatag ng Unang Republika ng Pilipinas. Ito ay araw ng pagdakila sa ating mga ninuno na inilaban ang demokrasya; ito ay araw ng pagkilala sa lalawigan bilang mahalagang bahagi ng kasaysayan,” the governor said.
The program will also be attended by Bulacan Provincial Director PCOL Relly B. Arnedo, OIC-Executive Director Carminda R. Arevalo of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, City of Malolos Mayor Christian D. Natividad and department heads and some employees of the PGB. ###