Aquino to honor outstanding and exemplary OFWs in Malacañang Thursday

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm 

MANILA, Nov. 30 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the awarding ceremonies honoring the country’s outstanding and exemplary overseas Filipino Workers during the 2011 Bagong Bayani Awards that will be held in Malacañang on Thursday.

The President will deliver a speech extolling those who are now called “New Heroes” for portraying the Filipino as an exemplary and dedicated worker through their sacrifice and skill.

Joining the President will be Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz and Bagong Bayani Foundation, Incorporated (BBFI) president Eduardo Santos.

The Bagong Bayani Awards is a national search for the country’s outstanding and exemplary OFWs who exert extra effort to foster goodwill among peoples of the world, enhance and promote the image of the Filipino as a component, responsible and dignified worker and contribute to the socio-economic development of their communities and the country. (PNA)

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