The gold medalists in the China Primary Math Olympiad held in Zhejiang, China in July 2017, Andrea Hope Uy (left) of Iloilo City and Recsan Triumfante of Tigbauan, Iloilo, pay Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Friday, August 4, 2017. Aside from getting the gold medal, Uy, who is a Grade 7 student at Assumption Iloilo, also brought home one silver and one bronze medal. While Triumfante, who is a Grade 7 student at Kinaadman Learning Center in Tigbauan, also took two bronze medals.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the new set officers of Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Iloilo Confesor Council, namely, Bingawan Vice Mayor Matt Palabrica - Chairman, Jesus Decolongon, Jr. - 1st Vice Chairman, Dr. Nelson Pomado - 2nd Vice Chairman, Eric Dumdumaya - Secretary, Dr. Renato Alba - Treasurer, Ahmed Pama - Asst. Treasurer, Angelo Tanoy - Auditor and Romulo Supeña - Asst. Auditor on Thursday, August 3, 2017. The Council also appointed Gov. Defensor as its honorary chairman.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of Sangguniang Bayan member Felizardo Amigable, Jr. of Janiuay, Iloilo on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. SB member Amigable replaced his father Felizardo Sr. who passed away recently. He was accompanied by his mother (holding the bible) and sister.
Newly appointed Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary Roy Cimatu (4th from right) accompanied by DENR-6 regional director Jim Sampulna (2nd from right) and other department officials pay Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Cimatu, who was appointed by Pres. Duterte just last week, was all praises for Gov. Defensor's programs and projects geared towards the protection and conservation of the environment.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. welcomes the barangay officials of Brgy. 125 and Brgy. 126 in Caloocan City who paid him a courtesy call on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The barangay officials visited the province to learn about Gender and Development programs.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of Ms. Rhea Peñaflor as Commissioner for the Visayas of the National Youth Commission in the presence of her parents on Monday, February 27, 2017.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. reiterates his call to all police officers in the province to do their duty to serve and protect the people even as he assured them of his administration' full support in all their endeavors. The governor's message was made during the traditional New Year's call of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) to Gov. Defensor on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Also in photo at the presidential table are (from left) Third District Board Member Lorenz Defensor, IPPO director Senior Supt. Harold Tuzon and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of re-appointed members of the Board of Directors of Metro Iloilo Water District -- Jessica Salas representing Women Sector and Atty. Juanito Acanto representing Professional Sector -- on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Salas and Acanto will serve for another six years.
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. took great pride in the various awards obtained by the Province of Iloilo during his sixth State of the Province Address (SOPA) at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan session hall on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. He also thanked the national government agencies and foreign organizations that have helped his administration get things done especially in the realization of projects which are beneficial to the people.