The ATI-RTC 02 joins the nation in celebrating the 124th Philippines Independence Day. Spearheaded by the Local Government Unit of San Mateo, a wreath-laying and flag raising ceremonies was conducted on the morning of June 12 at the San Mateo Freedom Park.
This year's celebration is branded with the theme: "Kalayaan 2022: Pag-usong sa Hamon ng Panibagong Bukas (Rise towards the Challenge of a New Beginning).
Present in the event are staffs from the LGU-San Mateo, PhilRice-Isabela, ATI-RTC 02, NIA-Region 02, DepEd- San Mateo, partner agencies, and other stakeholders.
"Mahalin mo ang bayan mo. Mahalin mo ang kapwa mo. At diyan magsisimula ang pagiging partiotic mo bilang Pilipino,” Mayor Gregorio A. Pua said during the event.