Pangulong Aquino: Ang hamon nga sa atin bilang mga tagasunod ni Hesukristo: Tumotoo tayo hindi lang sa salita, kung hindi sa gawa. Sa patuloy nating ambagan at pagkakaisa, sa gabay at pagmamahal ng Panginoon, tiyak na pagpapalain tayo ng kinabukasang tunay na makabuluhan sa bawat isa.
It is my hope that you will maintain an atmosphere of harmony and cooperation as you make plans for the coming year, charting your future through this gathering. I urge prudence in exploring prospects and in managing your assets, to ensure your enterprise’s continued success in this time of our resurgence. May passion and excellence always define your pursuits, as you work together in realizing each other’s potential.
We in government remain steadfast in our mission to realize inclusive growth, and we count on your partnership in this endeavor. May you be inspired to harness the knowledge at your disposal to make the Philippines a truly prosperous and advanced society.
May you, dear graduates, seize the opportunities given by your alma mater. You are our future nation-builders and stewards of peace and progress; I look forward to seeing your enthusiasm, creativity, and critical thinking skills translated into endeavors that will help advance your region and the entire Philippines.
Let this gathering further bolster your strength as radiology practitioners. As you learn through each other’s shared experiences and expertise, may you elevate the standards of radiology in our country and create a more formidable collective that is empowered to answer the challenges of our increasingly competitive milieu.
My warmest greetings to the Filipino-Chinese Community, as you gather in observance of the Chinese New Year.
To all those working with us towards peace: We are fully committed to continuing the fight.
Sa lahat po ng nakikisanib sa atin sa paghahangad ng kapayapaan: Desidido kaming ituloy ang laban.
May this conference and meeting expand the knowledge base and strengthen network linkages to further reduce the incidents of deaths among children and infants, and grow a robust, healthy citizenry who will lead the nation to greater heights in the coming years.
[English translation] January 28, 2015: President Benigno S. Aquino III addressed the nation on the incident that killed 44 SAF members in Mamasapano, Maguindanao.