President Aquino’s message on the National Budget for Fiscal Year 2016

With your indispensable support, we will continue making the right choices. By submitting this proposed Budget for 2016, I choose to ensure that the next generation will inherit a healthy treasury, a government that can confront the new challenges and surprises of our volatile world, and a society that is poised for further progress.

Message of President Aquino to the participants of the 43rd International Forestry Students’ Symposium, July 28, 2015

The safeguarding of our environment is a global issue that requires our immediate attention and solidarity. As society and technology evolve, so to do the challenges we face in ensuring that our modernization and development coincide with the responsible stewardship of our natural resources. This symposium is a vital platform where you may create and reinforce linkages on a worldwide scale towards upholding our shared goal of maintaining ecological balance. May your insights enable you to enact and enforce initiatives geared towards minimizing the impact of climate change and producing sustainable enterprises that enhance the vitality of our ecosystems.

Message of President Aquino to the Iglesia ni Kristo on the occasion of their Founding Anniversary, July 27, 2015

Ang ganitong pagkalinga sa isa’t isa ang magtataguyod sa repormang atin nang nasimulan. Habang ginagabayan tayo ng mga aral ng ating pananampalataya, hindi tayo mawawalay sa tuwid na daan o madadaig ng mga pasubok na naglalayong idiskaril ang pagbabago sa ating bansa; bagkus, tayo pa ay kikilos upang tuluyang mapuksa ang katiwalian at pandayin ang patas at maginhawang kinabukasan para sa lahat.

Message of President Aquino to the exhibitors, participants, and visitors at the Livestock Philippines 2015 Expo and Conference-Philippines’ 3rd International Livestock Production, Health and Nutrition, and Meat Industry Show, June 24, 2015

The livestock industry, along with its allied fields, is a crucial partner of government in our mission to put safe, affordable, and nutritious food on every Filipino table and also uplift the lives of our people in the countryside. To achieve these goals, it is necessary that we modernize industry practices.

President Aquino’s message for the start of Ramadhan

Ramadhan is among the holiest of seasons, signifying the time of Allah’s first revelations to Mohammad. The fasting and prayer which highlight this recollection enrich your oneness with Allah. It is a time for you to embody the teachings of the Holy Quran as you practice greater discipline, compassion, and restraint.

Message of President Aquino on the occasion of the Philippine International Halal Assembly, June 3, 2015

Your event beckons us to maintain higher standards of excellence in this era of revitalization. The Philippines is on the path to inclusive growth, and with your participation in modernizing enterprise and promoting sound business practice, we will surely achieve our shared goal of lasting prosperity. May this gathering help maintain the quality and versatility of the Halal industry, empower its stakeholders to strengthen our country’s production capabilities, and facilitate enduring partnerships between our businesses and communities.

Message of President Aquino to the Camarines Sur Polytechnic College on the commemoration of their 30th Anniversary, June 1, 2015

May your anniversary further inspire your school administration, faculty members and staff, alumni and students to serve as beacons of hope and strength for your kababayans in Camarines Sur; may the accomplishments compiled in this coffee table book serve to encourage more Bicolanos to join the rest of our people in establishing an equitably progressive society, and a truly mature democracy that allows every individual to cast his stake in determining our nation’s future.