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WFA CHAIRLADY LOLITA FARMER SPEAKS BEFORE JOINT HOUSE HEARING ON AMENDMENTS TO OAV LAW
By: Romeo Lagahit
Counselor Farmer’s submissions to the Joint Committee included Papers on “Overseas Filipinos Seek Broader And Fuller Suffrage” and Recommendations /Initiatives such as Internet Registration, Internet Voting, Removal of Affidavit to Return, Comelec to adopt Agra Opinion on Affidavit, Uninterrupted Voter Registration, Voter Registration for Departing Filipinos, Transfer of Address of Departing OFWs who are already Registered Voters, Registration Desks at DFA and POEA, Right to Run for and be Appointed to Public Office, Right to Proportional Representation and Right to Vote for Local Officials.
That same day, Counselor Farmer, together with the other Fil-Australian delegates Leo Ceniza and Linda Alvarez-Barnes, made a courtesy call to the Australian Ambassador and discussed, among others, possible windows for grant financing to the projects of Worldwide Filipino Alliance -Pangdaigdigang Alyansa ng Pilipino Inc (WFA-PAPI).
Finally, she and her companions headed towards Mall of Asia`s Lamesa Grill for the much awaited WFA-PAPI Dinner Gathering and Forum for members, supporters , friends and Advocates for Peace and OFW concerns.