SoKor donates 950 metric tons off rice to PH

SoKor donates 950 metric tons off rice to PH




Kamsamnida South Korea!!!
The Republic of South Korea time and time again has made itself a true friend of the Philippines, in peace time as well as during in time of disasters brought about by natural calamities.

In a report posted in Philippine Star Facebook page, the government of South Korea donated 950 metric tons of rice to the Philippines through the Department of Agriculture (DA), the beneficiaries will be the thousands of Filipino families severely affected by natural disasters and calamities of this year.
(photo credit to Philstar)

The DA announced that the recipients include the earthquake victims in Mindanao, particularly in North Cotabato and Davao del Sur, and other areas in regions 11 and 12 as well as flood victims in Cagayan Valley last year.
The rice donated by the South Korean government are packed in 40 kilogram bags and it is expected to benefit around 15,000 families affected y the earthquake in Mindanao and some 8,750 families affected by the flash flood in Cagayan Valley last year.

Deep bond between the two countries


The Philippines is the first Asian country to heed the call of the United Nations when the Korean Peninsula was still at war with each other.

The Philippine mobilized its troops to from the Philippine Expeditionary Force to Korea(PEFTOK), which fought side by side with the allied forces and the democratic loving South Korean troops. Filipino soldiers fought bravely in some battles which will be forever etched in Korean history, a lot of lives were lost because we fought alongside our ally.




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