As COVID-19 continues to ravage lives and livelihoods across the globe, Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco on Monday urged the international community to take a collective effort to address socioeconomic inequalities further exposed and exacerbated by the pandemic.
We join our Christian brothers and sisters around the world in commemorating Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of the Holy Week—a time when we celebrate the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
Notwithstanding the challenges posed by COVID-19, Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Thursday said the 300-member House of Representatives has successfully kept the legislative mill running steadily and passed vital measures that are responsive to the needs of the people amid a raging pandemic.
Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Monday expressed high hopes the country’s first COVID-19 vaccines will arrive earlier after the House of Representatives unanimously passed on final reading a bill seeking to expedite the government’s purchase and administration of the life-saving shots against the deadly disease.
Speaker and Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco welcome and laud the move of President Rodrigo Duterte, allowing local government units (LGUs) to make advance payment for the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines under a memorandum the Chief Executive has signed.