MOA Signing

President Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada, leads the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with representatives of member groups-organizations of the Early Childhood Care & Development (ECCD) Council, including President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, which aims to further strengthen ECCD programs through Human Resource development and the establishment of an ECCD lab and resource center in the PLM campus. R.A. 8980, or the ECCD Act authored by Former Senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta, now a Regent of the PLM, was signed into law during the Estrada presidency. Former Presidents Estrada and Arroyo also took the occasion for a photo-op with a statue of the latter’s father, the late Pres. Diosdado Macapagal, under whose presidency the PLM was established a half-century ago. (Photos by Joel Santos)