NASA 1,500 couples ang sabay-sabay na ikinasal sa isinagawang ikawalong “I Do, I Do! Araw ng Pag-IBIG” isang mass wedding para sa Pag-IBIG member-couples na idinaos sa Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), CCP Complex, Pasay City.
“This is how ee celebrante Araw ng Pag-IBIG on Valentine’s Day. The mas wedding is our way of helping couples to formalize their union and reminding them that Pag-IBiG Fund membership comes with benefits that can help in their lives. We are one with President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive of helping Filipino families make the most of social benefits provided by government institutions like Pag-IBIG Fund,” ani Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, chairperson ng Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) at Pag-IBIG Fund Board of Trustes.
Isasagawa rin ang kasalang bayan sa Pasay City, Mandaue City, Davao City, Ilocos Sur, Cagayan Valley, Tarlac, Bulacan, Palawan, Bicol, Antique, Iligan City, General Santos City at Zamboanga City.
“Since 2012, Pag-IBIG Fund has assisted 20,297 Filipino couples through this activity. The “Araw ng Pag-IBIG” is a light-hearted way to capitalize on our name but there is the serious objective of encouraging more Filipinos to enjoy the benefits of being a Pag-IBIG Fund member,” ani Pag-IBIG Fund Executive Officer Acmad Rizaldy Moti. (JG)