DILG Secreatry Ismael Sueno and Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Romualdez
DILG Secretary Ismael Sueno and Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Romualdez during the inauguration of the Tacloban City court office building last Friday December 17, 2016.

TACLOBAN CITY,  (PNA) — The city government here thanked the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) for stepping up recovery efforts in this typhoon-hit city under the new administration.

Mayor Cristina Romualdez on Friday said the city government is lucky to be a recipient of various projects funded by the DILG after the devastation of super typhoon Yolanda.

These projects are Reconstruction Assistance on Yolanda (RAY) funded projects such as city hall rehabilitation, court office, and repair of village facilities.

“DILG has lived up to its mandate to promote public safety and strengthen local government capability toward effective delivery of basic services to the citizenry,” Romualdez said.

The mayor issued the statement after DILG Secretary Ismael Sueno visited the city on Thursday to lead the inauguration of the Tacloban City Court office building.

The city trial court located at the city hall grounds has two rooms at the first floor. The upper floor is the office of the City Civil Registrar.

Sueno lauded the resiliency of Tacloban residents who were able to recover immediately right after the typhoon.

The viagra sans ordonnance DILG chief also went to the Leyte provincial capitol to unveil the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) marker for the province.

Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla described the award as a product of collaborative efforts of all employees of the provincial government.

As recipient of the SGLG award, the province of Leyte will receive Performance Challenge Fund, an incentive meant for local government units implementing projects intended to address basic needs of residents.

Also during his visit, Sueno sworn in Samar Governor Sharee Ann Tan-de los Santos as the new chairperson of the Regional Peace and Order Council replacing Calbayog City Mayor Ronald Aquino. (PNA) ROEL T. AMAZONA