Government lines up activities for this year’s Independence Day celebration

The public could join several activities during the Independence Day celebration this year such as job fair and medical and dental missions, the Palace said on Saturday.

In a radio interview, Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said the Philippine Information Agency, which represents the Presidential Communications Operations Office, had joined the preparatory meetings for the celebration spearheaded by NHCP.

Among the activities at the Rizal Park on June 13 include a job fair organized by DOLE, Diskwento Caravan of the DTI, and free medical and dental mission of the DOH.

“At ang ating ahensya, Philippine Information Agency ay magtataguyod ng Pasig River at Escolta Tour para sa publiko sa Miyerkules, Hunyo 8,” Coloma told dzRB Radyo ng Bayan.

Coloma also said the public should wait for further announcements from the Historical Commission of the Philippines.

With regards to President Aquino’s activities during the Independence Day celebration, he said the President will lead the traditional Vin d’Honneur for the diplomatic corps at the Malacanang Palace.

The Vin d’Honneur will be held in the morning of June 12, he said. PND (as)