By PNA and U.S. News Agency / Asian
President Benigno S. Aquino III cited the continuing support of civic organizations for the government’s efforts towards lasting reforms in a bid to revitalize the country.
“The path to lasting reform is one of patience and perseverance. It is built on our citizenry’s sustained and united efforts in revitalizing our nation,” the Chief Executive said in his message to the Kiwanis International – Philippines South District on the occasion of its 37th Annual District Convention on Thursday.
The Kiwanis International – Philippines South District is holding its 37th Annual District Convention in Roxas City in the province of Capiz. The convention started on Sept. 13 and would end on Saturday.
“We are on a juncture of renewal; let us remain determined in securing the gains we have achieved for the future generations,” he said.
The government is heartened by the civic endeavors undertaken by the Kiwanis International Philippines South District in the Visayas and Mindanao, the President noted.
“And we count on your continued support in the advancement of our youth. As bearers of our nation’s future, this sector embodies the potential of our people; they are our legacy.Let us instill upon them the values of integrity, honesty, and accountability, as we bequeath them with opportunities to grow and develop as leaders,” he said.