SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau
07 April 2018 03:24:33 PM
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez receives a warm and enthusiastic welcome from his constituents as he arrives at the University of Southeastern Philippines in Tagum City, on April 6, 2018, Friday, for the mass oath-taking of an estimated 30,000 new members of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP). Alvarez and Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III handshake with Tagum City residents. The Speaker also introduced Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali as one of the senatorial candidates of PDP. In his message to the new PDP members, Pimentel credited Alvarez for the rapid growth of the party from mere 20,000 members to the present 300,000 registered party members not just in the Philippines but in other countries as well.