New political party to support Sara
WATCH OF SUPPORT Members of the Partido Pilipino sa Pagbabago (PPP) set up a tarpaulin calling on the mayor of the city of Davao, Sara Duterte-Carpio, to stand for the presidential elections of 2022. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED
DAVAO CITY: A newly organized political party, based in southeastern Mindanao, is expected to endorse the candidacy of the city’s mayor, Sara Duterte-Carpio, if the presidential girl contests for the country’s top executive post in polls of the city. 2022.
The Partido Pilipino sa Pagbabago (PPP), a new partisan player in the political scene, is expected to officially declare its support for Duterte-Carpio at its first national leadership convention in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, on Tuesday, September 28.
PPP is made up of multisectoral groups, coalitions, political alliances and grassroots organizations that helped propel Rodrigo Duterte to the presidency in 2016.
The group aims for a lasting, authentic and significant change in the financial, political, cultural and social landscape of the country.
PPP founder and CEO Leonardo Fernandez said the party adheres to a policy that adopts a more inclusive and appropriate form of government, sensitive to “Filipino-style federalism, which strengthens democracy. [and] promotes equity, self-determination, economic growth and development. “
Fernandez, former municipal councilor of Asuncion in Davao del Norte, believes that Duterte-Carpio can perpetuate the achievements of the current administration.
The slogan of PPP is âUna sa lahat ang Pilipinoâ, which, according to Fernandez, was created to introduce new approaches, structures, capacities and commitment to meet the growing challenges related to the governance of the country.
Fernandez said he hopes the PPP will help strengthen the country’s weak party system, devastated by massive party swaps. The group, he said, also aims to replace callous partisan groups, bound by favoritism and destructive political traditions.
In a way, the PPP adopts some of the core tenets of the ruling bloc party, PDP-Laban, which are people-centered, development-centered, participatory and consultative, he said.
The party’s six-point advocacy agenda includes economic development, political stability, cultural promotion and integration, social development, environmental protection and sustainable development, as well as professionalism, partnership and advocacy. party consolidation.
Fernandez stressed that the party is also willing to unite with other national and local parties to strengthen support for Duterte-Carpio’s candidacy.
The PPP National Congress will be held on the same day as the Basic Membership Orientation Seminar. She also hopes to highlight her participation in upcoming and upcoming political exercises in the country.