LEGAZPI CITY, Mar 28 (PIA) – The Provincial Government of Albay will hold the Women Summit on March 31, 2014 at the Albay Astrodome here in support of the celebration of the Women’s Month this March and considered one of the highlights of this year’s Daragang Magayon Festival.
Anchored on the theme, “Juana, ang Tatag Mo ay Tatag Natin sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong,” the gathering will be recognizing strong and resilient women in the province and their contribution to progress.
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