DENR to distribute 1,084 free patents to Iloilo Province
All roads lead to the Iloilo Provincial Capitol on Friday, August 21.
This is not only to commemorate the life and death of the Senator Benigno S. Aquino Jr. but for the more than a thousand beneficiaries to celebrate as they shall receive their respective long-awaited land titles.
DENR Undersecretary for Field Operations Demetrio L. Ignacio Jr. and Iloilo Gov. Arthur D. Defensor Sr. will lead in the distribution of land titles to the beneficiaries in the Province of Iloilo.
They will be assisted by Director Sampulna, ARD for Management Service Livino B. Duran, ARD for Technical Service Jesse L. Vego, PENR Officer Raul L. Lorilla and other key regional officials from DENR VI, and the Province of Iloilo.
A total of 1,084 land titles will be distributed to beneficiaries.
Sampulna said that the patents processing and issuance is a continuing project of the government aimed to provide ownership of land to rightful claimants. He emphasized that tax declarations and receipts are not conclusive evidences of ownership or the right to possess land.
The patents processing and issuance is one of the core programs of President Aquino