In the spirit of Nationalism and Patriotism, the Provincial Government of Bulacan in partnership with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines celebrated the 119th Anniversary of the First Philippine Republic- the Malolos Republic. The activity was held at the Barasoain Church, City of Malolos, Bulacan. Former Chief and presently, OIC-Secretary of the Interior and Local Government General Eduardo Año represented by Assistant Secretary Marjorie Jalosjos graced the event and headed the offering of wreath to the statue of President Emilio Aguinaldo.
The event was attended by the local officials of the Province of Bulacan-Governor Wilhemino M. Sy-Alvarado, Vice-Governor Daniel R. Fernando, Bulacan 1st District Representative, Jonathan Sy-Alvarado, City Mayor Christian Natividad, City Vice-Mayor Gilbert Gatchalian and the members of the Sangguniang Panglungsod of Malolos, LMP President Mayor Ambrosio Cruz, Jr, Representatives from the National Government Agencies were also present including DILG Central Luzon Regional Director Julie J. Daquioag, DILG Bulacan Provincial Director Darwin D. David, NHCP Director Ludovico D. Badoy, PNP Regional Director PC/Supt. Amador V. Corpuz, and PNP Bulacan Provincial Director Romeo Caramat, Jr.
During the activity, the local officials and guessed expressed their appreciation of the value historic event and its importance in shaping the future of our country.