The City Government of Malaybalay joins the nation in commemorating the 125th Anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose P. Rizal on December 30, 2021.
The City government-led program in coordination with the 403rd Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army conducted the ceremonial Flag Raising and Wreath laying held at City Hall, Casisang which started at 7:00 AM.
Anchored on this year’s theme, City Vice Mayor Jay Warren R. Pabillaran, representing Mayor Florencio T. Flores, Jr. emphasized the legacy of our National Hero that revolves in Science, Truth and Life. “Rizal’s life and work still holds true today and that he was willing to give up his life to attain our freedom,” he added.
Councilor Louel Tortola in his opening remarks thanked the presence of the participants. ” Remembering the martyrdom of our Hero shows your patriotism and fulfills your obligation to express your love and respect for our country,” he said.
The ceremony was participated by City Officials, City employees, men and women in uniform, DepEd personnel, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and various groups.