On the occasion of the recently concluded 6th State of the Nation Address (SONA) of Your Excellency, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas salutes you!
We reiterate our continuing pledge of support for your program of government toward human development and poverty reduction, as well as the protection of the most vulnerable in our society, among them, the overseas Filipinos.
You inspire us to not only continue fulfilling our mandate as an agency to promote the interests, rights and welfare of Filipinos overseas and strengthen their ties with the Motherland, but also to go beyond ourselves and personally give back to local communities where we serve or operate.
As Chair of the Advocacy and Communications Committee (ADVOCOM) of the Interagency Council against Trafficking (IACAT), we wish to also express our gratitude for your recent signing of PROCLAMATION NO. 1180 – Declaring the Month of July of Every Year as the "National Anti-Trafficking in Persons Awareness Month".
Lastly, we bring you these congratulatory greetings and messages of our Filipino communities and organizations from around the world.