PGIN marks ASEAN’s 50th year with lighting ceremony

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte (Aug. 7) — The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte marked the celebration of the ASEAN 50th founding anniversary through the ASEAN Landmark Lighting Ceremony held at the St. Augustine Church in Paoay.

SPm Matthew Marcos-Manotoc graced the event and cited the continued partnership with other Southeast Asian states that started through his grandfather former president Ferdinand Marcos.

Paoay Mayor Jessie Galano was delighted that Paoay was among the places in the country which took part in the simultaneous event. (pia1/mjtab)