AUGUST 10, 2023
Celebrating 23 years of excellence!
Join us in commemorating this milestone, as we reflect on our journey and anticipate a brighter future.
Happy 23rd Cityhood Anniversary, Maasin! #MaasinAjonay #MaasinUswagPaMore #23rdCityhoodAnniversaryCelebration
AUGUST 09, 2023
It was a privilege to have DILG Sec. Atty. Benjamin Abalos, Jr. lead the launch of the Buhay Ingatan, Droga’y Ayawan (BIDA)
The event began with an opening program, featuring a keynote message by the Guest of Honor and Speaker,
DILG Secretary, Atty. Benjamin “Benhur” D Abalos, Jr. He emphasized addressing the root causes of illegal drugs,
including arresting drug lords, rehabilitating users, and reducing demand. Thereafter, local chief executives, government agencies, and stakeholders expressed their commitment to the campaign against illegal drugs through a signing and reading of a unity statement.The BIDA campaign, initiated last year, continues to gather support from national government agencies, local units, private sector, faith-based organizations, and civil society groups. Also present in the event are USEC. for Operations-Atty. Lord Villanueva,
DILG Regional Director Arnel Agabe, Asst. RD Darwin Bibar, Regional Directors of BFP, PNP, and PDEA, Gov. Damian Mercado,
Vice Gov. Rosa Emilia Mercado, Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod
headed by Vice-Mayor Maloney Samaco, Mayors from various municipalities of Southern Leyte, as well as representatives
from PNP, BFP, BJMP, Punong Barangays of the entire province, NGOs, and other civic organizations.
The event wrapped up with a fun run, energetic zumba session, and a presentation of certificates
of appreciation to all participating agencies. #MaasinAjonay #23rdCityhoodAnniversaryCelebration #SDG3 #SDG16
AUGUST 08, 2023
As part of the 23rd Cityhood Anniversary celebrations, the City Government of Maasin,
through the City Tourism Office, officially opened the Maasin City Tourism Week at the Anatalio Gaviola Plaza.
We have prepared the following activities for the entire week: a Photo Exhibit featuring Miss Maasin from the year 2000 to 2019,
City Mayors and Vice Mayors from 2000 to the present, a Food Fest, Pop Dance and Spoken Poetry performances,
the Ajonay Festival, a Photo Contest (to be held during the Ajonay Festival), Amazing Race Competition and Zumba.