Tuesday, May 4, 2010

After 430 years, Pangasinan finally knows its birthday

Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr. (3rd from right) and former Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos (3rd from left) lead the unveiling of the historical marker and the new provincial seal depicting the year 1580 as the foundation date of the province of Pangasinan during the first-ever grand celebration of the 430th Founding Anniversary of Pangasinan last April 5. The establishment of Pangasinan’s founding day was the result of the research and study committee created by Gov. Espino and chaired by Atty. Gonzalo T. Duque (left). Joining the Governor are: (from left) Board Member Alfonso Bince, Vice Governor Marlyn Primicias-Agabas & BM Von Mark Mendoza. (PIO Photo)

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