Government holds grand send-off for locally stranded individuals

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The Office of the President, led by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea together with other Cabinet secretaries, has conducted a grand send-off ceremony for locally stranded individuals (LSIs) through the government’s ‘Hatid Tulong’ program at the Quirino Grandstand in the City of Manila, July 4, 2020.

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Among the agencies that provided assistance on government’s initiative was the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

“Kaninang alas siyete ng umaga nagsimula ang registration sa Quirino Grandstand para sa maayos at komportableng pagbiyahe ng ating mga kababayan sa malalayong probinsya sa Luzon, Visayas, at Mindanao,” PCG said.

“Kasabay nito, maingat na iniispeksyon ng mga PCG K9 unit ang mga sasakyan, habang isinasailalim naman ng mga PCG personnel sa health protocol ang mga LSI,” it added.

PCG said that tomorrow, July 5, BRP Tubbataha (MRRV-4401), BRP Cape Engaño (MRRV-4411), BRP Lapu-Lapu (MMOV-5001), and BRP Francisco Dagohoy (MMOV-5002) will depart to transport some of the LSIs.