PCSD pays tribute to the father and author of SEP (Strategic
Environmental Plan ) R.A. 7611
PCSD and its staff paid tribute to the former Speaker of the
House of Representatives Ramon V. Mitra, Jr. on February 3,
2006. The activity symbolizes gratitude and recognition to
the Father and one of the authors of the Strategic Environmental
Plan for Palawan Act, a distinct Law implemented only in Palawan,
known as the Republic Act 7611.
There were three separate activities done during the day,
it was as follows: the blessing and wreath laying at his tomb
located at the Parola Site, the unveiling ceremony of the
Capitol Building marker named after the former Speaker held
at the Capitol building and the highlight activity: tribute
to Speaker Mitra held at the Palawan Sustainable Development
Training Institute (PSDTI) at Brgy. Irawan, Puerto Princesa
City. The staff offered a mass before starting the program
proper. The PCSDS Deputy Executive Director Romeo B. Dorado
gave his welcome remarks. The Hon. David A. Ponce de Leon,
Vice Governor of Palawan and co-author of the RA 7611 as the
Guest speaker made a chronicle of the life of the former Speaker
as a person and as a leader. " Mitra is a pragmatic leader
with passion towards uplifting not only the province but the
whole people of Palawan especially the poor" he said.
A six-minute Visual presentation followed entitled "
The whole stretch of the ceremonies was participated in by
guests representing various sectors of the province who loved
the former Speaker.
Below are some photos of the program
Renaming of the Provincial Capitol Building
to Ramon V. Mitra, Jr. Building
A Tribute to the late Speaker Ramon V. Mitra, Jr. held at the Palawan Sustainable Development Training Institute