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THE recently held “Kasalan ng Bayan” event in Zone 6, Barangay Carmen was a significant occasion that emphasized the importance of marriage and united the community.
City Mayor Rolando “Klarex” Uy presided over the event, which witnessed the remarkable number of 1,809 couples who got married from various barangays in the city.
This celebration serves as a platform for the unity and reunion of the newlyweds and their families.
The event is a testament to the city’s commitment to developing strong and lasting relationships within the community, said the chief of staff of the City Mayor’s Office, Shiela Lumbatan.
Mayor Rolando “Klarex” Uy recognized the value of bringing people together through the institution of marriage, because it not only strengthens individual families but also contributes to the overall social fabric of the city.
Lumbatan said that by encouraging couples to unite and formalize their commitment, the event is aimed at creating a sense of unity and solidarity among the residents.
The joyous occasion witnessed the exchange of vows and rings by 70 newlyweds, marking the beginning of their lifelong journey together.
Lumbatan also mentioned that many couples have been living together for a long time and some of them have children and grandchildren as well.
These couples are to be congratulated for taking this important step towards building a solid foundation for their future.
By participating in the “Kasalan ng Bayan” program, they show their dedication to love, commitment, and the lasting institution of marriage, he said.
The event highlights the importance of marriage as a cornerstone of society, Lumbatan said adding that it symbolizes the unity of two individuals, their families, and their shared aspirations.
Beyond personal happiness, marriage plays an important role in the social and economic development of a community, he said.
Lumbatan also said it promotes resilience, provides a nurturing environment for children, and fosters a sense of belonging and support among individuals.
The “Kasalan ng Bayan” event in Zone 6, Barangay Carmen, not only celebrates the union of married couples but also serves as a reminder of the importance of marriage for the entire community.
Lumbatan said this shows the city’s commitment to support and encourage strong and healthy relationships, while promoting unity and solidarity among its residents.
This initiative, according to Lumbatan led by Mayor Uy, will undoubtedly contribute to the continuous growth and development of the city, socially and economically, because it nurtures the foundation of love, commitment, and lifelong partnership. others.
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