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OWWA XII gets ready for the 2017 Migrant Workers’ Day Celebration

June 15, 2017
OWWA XII gets ready for the 2017 Migrant Workers’ Day Celebration

Koronadal City – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration XII is set to conduct the nationwide celebration of the 2017 Migrant Workers’ Day on June 07, 2017 at KCC Mall of Gensan Convention Hall, General Santos City.

 

The said event will be attended by more or less Five Hundred (500) participants composed of OFW Family Circles, Public OFW Desk Officers (PODOs), Social Partners and other guests. 

 

The said celebration will highlight the 2017 OFC Bagong Bayani Awards (OBBA Awards) both for group and individual categories. Other special awards include citation in Excellence in Community and Social Service, Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Excellence in Environmental Protection.  

 

This aims to recognize the noble efforts and sacrifices of Overseas Filipino Workers dubbed as Modern Heroes.

 

OIC – PSD, Chief Christelyn R. Caceres said that this year’s celebration will also serve as an inspiration to all OFW Family Circles (OFCs) to continue working for the betterment of the OFW community and our country. 

 

The Migrant Workers Day is an annual activity of the agency in commemoration of the signing into law of Republic Act 8042 or the Migrant Workers Act of 1995.