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Migrants pushing for Aklan-Hawaii sisterhood pact

Migrants pushing for Aklan-Hawaii sisterhood pact

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KALIBO, Aklan –An organization of Aklan migrants abroad is pushing for the sisterhood agreement between the province and the state of Hawaii, USA.

Aklan Vice Governor Reynaldo Quimpo said Wednesday that the Aklan Cultural Society in Hawaii was pushing for the agreement.

Quimpo said Mary Jean Castillo of Makato, Aklan and the president of the Aklan Cultural Society had visited the province last week as part of the process of sisterhood.

Castillo visited the Aklan Provincial Capitol, Aklan State University and the municipal hall of the town of Makato.

On July 18, 2016, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Aklan issued a resolution for a possible sisterhood agreement between the province and the state of Hawaii.

Quimpo said the resolution discussed the areas of cooperation in terms of tourism, agriculture and disaster mitigation.(Jun N.Aguirre/PNA)

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