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Malacañang wants full cooperation for successful SEAG hosting

By: - Reporter / @junavINQ
/ 05:15 AM January 31, 2019

Malacañang has given the marching orders for all government agencies with roles to play in the 30th Southeast Asian Games to give all-out support to ensure the country’s successful hosting of the biennial regional showcase.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea recently signed Memorandum Circular No. 56 from the Office of the President, directing all government offices to extend their support for the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc).

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The 2019 edition of the SEA Games is scheduled Nov. 30-Dec. 11 with the Phisgoc on top of the preparations along with the Philippine Olympic Committee and the Philippine Sports Commission, the government arm in sports.

Empowered by the authority of President Rodrigo Duterte, Medialdea ordered that the PSC, POC and all national sports associations involved should efficiently work together for the success of the 11-nation Games.

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Medialdea also instructed that other departments, bureaus and agencies of government should render full assistance to the Phisgoc consistent with their respective mandates.

Former Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano sits as Phisgoc chair with POC president Ricky Vargas and PSC chair Butch Ramirez serving as co-chairmen.

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