(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 19 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗔𝗦𝗧 𝗪𝗘𝗔𝗧𝗛𝗘𝗥 𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗔𝗦𝗧 𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗗 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗖𝗢𝗔𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗟 𝗪𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗥 𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡: Light to moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Friday, November 5, 2021

PRRD to inaugurate Siargao’s Sports and Tourism Complex; 3-Point Bridge System 

By Jennifer P. Gaitano


BUTUAN CITY -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is set to grace the inauguration of the new Siargao Island Sports and Tourism Complex (SISTC) and Catangnan-Cabitoonan Bridge (3-Point Bridge System) on November 6, 2021 in Barangay Osmeña, Dapa, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte.


At the arrival of the President, he will lead the conduct of aerial inspection of the newly-passable bridge, followed by the unveiling of the marker at the Sports and Tourism Complex, and the inspection of the swimming pool facilities.


Local officials in the province of Surigao del Norte led by Governor Francisco Matugas, together with District 1 Representative Francisco Jose Matugas II and others will join the president in the said event.


Also, Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go, together with Secretary Roger Mercado of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Governor Matugas, and Rep. Matugas will join President Duterte during the ceremonial unveiling of the marker of the Catangnan-Cabitoonan Bridge.


This infrastructure aims to provide support to the potential tourist destinations, an alternate route from Dapa Port to Barangay Catangnan via Barangay Cabitoonan. It also enhances the accessibility and mobility of tourists/people, goods and services in the country’s world-renowned surfing capital. 


The provincial government of Surigao del Norte emphasized that all guests, including the invited media who will be attending and covering the event shall present their RT-PCR Test result and complete the RTD/ antigen procedure at the triage tent installed at the venue. 

Some 350 individuals composed of national, regional and local government officials and invited guests are expected to participate in the said event.

The following safety protocols shall be implemented at the venue: 1) Wearing of face mask and face shield at all times; 2) Undergoing mandatory medical triage procedure and rapid test; 3) Undertake disinfection process (for hands and equipment); and 4) Observe social physical distancing. Media Entry time is at 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (JPG/PIA-Caraga)