We have arrived at an exciting period in our pursuit of equitable progress, and we call on you to serve as catalysts of development as we march along the straight and righteous path. Let us not be cowed by those who sow doubt and fear, and allow our bolstered resolve and commitment lead us to the fulfillment of our aspirations.
Let this event enkindle in you the passion to eradicate these wherever you encounter them, upholding the highest ideals of your profession, and becoming transformative agents of reform and lawfulness. May you remain exemplary members of society and assist in bringing back integrity and patriotism to our bureaucracy.
Let the University’s legacy of honor and excellence gain greater significance in the undertaking you have chosen: Ensure the welfare of your fellowman and attend to their healthcare needs to the utmost of your personal and professional capacities. Through this spectacle of school spirit, friendship, and the tradition of committed public service, may you emerge as a more empowered and driven collective, eager and equipped to respond to the challenges of this globalized milieu.
May you take this occasion to give thanks to the Almighty for the graces He bestowed upon you and, at the same time, renew your solidarity towards the revitalization of your locality. May you continue to galvanize the contributions of Balaoan towards the sustained socio-economic resurgence of our resource-rich country, and always stoke the fire of hope and the spirit of bayanihan in your hearts, as together we bring our nation closer to the bright tomorrow we aspire for.
As you move forward, take time and effort to support your neighbors in the region, whose progress has been impeded by calamity. Let the strength and optimism surging through your community cascade to the broader spectrum of society, and uplift their spirits, as they pursue the task of rebuilding and recovery.
Electric cooperatives undertake the crucial role of distributing electricity to our communities and industries; your improvement as a vital enterprise sustains the virtuous cycle of growth across the nation. Let this gathering rejuvenate your spirits and commitment anew: Through dynamism, excellence, and determination, may you render greater service to the Filipino people. We in government thank you for bringing light, coursing empowerment, and sparking hope to our citizenry.
In this juncture of our country’s narrative, when various calamities have struck many of our localities, we see the importance of the ICT industry in building bridges of communication and connecting roads to recovery. Now is the time to rise again, as we forge ahead along the straight and righteous path towards national renewal and restoration.
I ask for your solidarity on this occasion, not only as members of your municipality, but as civic-minded patriots; let us help each other recover, rebuild, and rise up even greater than before. May this holiday season inspire us to continue transforming the Philippines into a progressive, inclusive, and empowered society.
An effective leader not only rules; he stands at the vanguard and serves as a role model of honor and responsibility to his people. Let us all be our country’s leaders and work in solidarity—setting aside geographical distance, political and religious affiliations, and cultural differences—to safeguard the future of our children today and in the generations to come.
May your anniversary affirm your resolve to enliven the tradition of Filipino artistry; may you continue to demonstrate excellence and dedication through your performances, and inspire more of our countrymen, particularly the youth, to use their abilities to uphold our nation’s restored distinction on the global stage.