MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has been recognized for the fourth time in implementing Executive Order 335, which enjoins all government departments and offices to use the Filipino language in their official transactions, communications, and correspondences.
The Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) or Commission on the Filipino Language granted the recognition during its “Selyo ng Kahusayan sa Serbisyo Publiko 2019” awarding rites held at the National Museum in Ermita, Manila on Friday.
The PHLPOST (Korporasyong Pangkoreo ng Pilipinas) was chosen as one of the winners in a record of four successive years to receive the coveted “Selyo ng Kahusayan sa Serbisyo Publiko” (Seal of Excellence in Public Service) award. They are now one win away to bag the first “Hall of Fame” award next year.
PHLPost Human Resource Management Department Manager Ms. Melody Olavidez received the recognition, along with other PHLPost officials on behalf of Postmaster General Joel Otarra.
The finalists are Kagawaran ng Turismo (Department of Tourism), Kagawaran ng Paggawa at Empleo (Department of Labor and Employment).
Thirteen government agencies and local government units were awarded as winners which includes Lungsod ng Sta. Rosa, Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka, Kagawaran ng Kagalingan at Pagpapaulad Pagnlipunan, Pambansang Komisyon sa Laban sa Kahirapan, Tanggapang Pampanguluhan sa Operasyong Pangkomunikasyon, Pangasiwaan sa Pagpapunlad ng Kalakhang Maynila, Pang-alaalang Sentrong Medikal Quirino, Sentrong Medikal ng Rizal, Komisyon sa mga Filipino sa ibayong Dagat, Lungsod ng Maynila, Lungsod ng Taguig, Lungsod ng Mandaluyong at Korporasyong Pangkoreo ng Pilipinas.
PHLPost has continuously championing the use of the Filipino language in their official transactions and communications.
National Artist and KWF chairman Virgilio S. Almario and Dr. Purificacion G. Delima, fulltime Commisioner, KWF led the awarding ceremony in line with the celebration of the “Buwan ng Wika”.