South Cotabato receives FOI award

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato under the administration of Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. represented by OIC-Provincial Information Officer Ms. Hydee S. Templonuevo is once again became the recipient of the 2021 Freedom of Information Award given by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) after having been one of the first local government units to join the electronic Freedom of Information (eFOI) Portal, www.foi.gov.ph.
The award is also in recognition of the province’s exceptional and significant contribution to the Program’s progress and development.
The Plaque of Recognition was awarded by no less than Assistant Secretary and FOI Program Director Kristian R. Ablan during the 2021 FOI awards ceremony held today, November 25, 2021, at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City.
The annual Freedom of Information (FOI) Award is a national recognition given to individuals, organizations, and agencies that had significant contributions and advancements in the field of access to information to promote a shared legacy of  Truth, Trust, and Transparency in the country.
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With this, the provincial government of  South Cotabato is grateful to the PCOO through the Freedom of Information – Project Management Office (FOI–PMO) for recognizing its efforts in implementing the FOI through the FOI Ordinance.
With the province’s innovation through the development of the South Cotabato Integrated Provincial Online Database (iPOD) and joining the eFOI portal,   it would be easier for the people to avail vital information.