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Bacolod City, Philippines Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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Top WV officials meet today


Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia is joining a virtual meeting of the six governors of Western Visayas and the mayor of Iloilo City with Secretary Carlito Galvez on COVID-19 updates 8:30 a.m. today.

Galvez is the chief implementer of the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19.

Leonardia said that this is a good chance to understand the over-all situation in Western Visayas and how this relates to the moves of the National Task Force, a press release from the Bacolod City Information Office said.

This will also provide an opportunity to clarify gaps in the coordination between the WV LGUs and the NTF, Leonardia said.

Attending the online meeting will be Governors Florencio Miraflores of Aklan, Rhodora Cadiao of Antique, Esteban Contreras of Capiz, Samuel Gumarin of Guimaras, Arthur Defensor Jr. of Iloilo, Eugenio Jose Lacson of Negros Occidental, and Mayor Jerry Treñas of Iloilo City.

Also joining them are DOH regional director Dr. Marlyn Convocar, DILG regional director Juan Jovian Ingeniero, who is the Western Visayas Regional IATF head; and Office of Civil Defense regional director Jose Roberto Nuñez, who chairs the COVID Regional Task Force, the press release said.*


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