Polangui named best implementer of anti-rabies program

POLANGUI, Albay September 26, 2016 (Bicol Standard)--The Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) under the Department of Agriculture (DA) has selected the town of Polangui, Albay as one of the best Local Government Units (LGUs) in the implementation of the rabies program of the government.

According to the BAI, the awarding ceremony is scheduled on the 28th of September, at the Fertilizer and Pesticides Authority (FPA) conference room, at the Bureau of Animal Industry, in Quezon City.

Town mayor Cherilie Sampal is scheduled to receive the said award.

Meanwhile, the BAI said that this award is in recognition for the town’s commendable implementation of the rabies prevention and control program in the entire municipality.

On the same date, the BAI said that this is in accordance with the provisions of R.A. 9482 otherwise known as the Anti-Rabies Act of 2007, which is part of the Animal Welfare Week program.

The Philippines envisions that in the days ahead, the country will be rabies-free.


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