Quezon City – In celebration of Women’s Month, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman was awarded yesterday by women-legislators “for her strong commitment to public service and selfless dedication to alleviate the plight of disaster -stricken Filipinos. “

The Secretary (3rd from left, 2nd row) proudly shows her  citation as she poses with women-legislators after the short awarding ceremony at the Plenary Hall, House of Representatives.

Acting Speaker Congresswoman Gina De Venecia (4th from left, 2nd row) of the  4th District of Pangasinan led the 79 women-solons’ caucus to support the passage of House Resolution No. 53 conferring the recognition to the DSWD Secretary.

The Resolution states, “ Whereas, for her deep loyalty and devotion to our country and in appreciation of her selfless dedication to public service as a social worker, whose sense of honor and integrity serves as an inspiration to others, Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman deserves recognition from the Filipino people.”

Sec. Soliman thanked the women-legislators for the special citation and vowed that DSWD will continue to improve its service delivery for the vulnerable sectors of society, including disaster victims. ###