N. Samar fishermen receive P30-M aid
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Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, together with Undersecretary for Fisheries Eduardo Gongona distributed six motorized fiberglass boats and other equipment worth P30 million to fishermen in Barangays Manaybanay, Burgos and Del Sur, in Mapanas town in Northern Samar. Aside from the boats, the Burgos Fisherfolk Association and Samahan ng mga Nagkakaisang Mangingisda Association of Mapanas also received six deep-sea payao and 60 multiple tuna handlines, as well as 16-hp marine engines from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). “Wa ko makalimot sa akong saad ninyo,” Piñol said as he revisited the fisherfolks and farmers in Mapanas recently.
Marticio, M. T. G. (2018, December 23). N. Samar fishermen receive P30-M aid. Manila Bulletin, p. 16.
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