BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 13 (PIA) – The local government unit here, in coordination with the Municipal Civil Registrars Association (MCRA), will be offering a free mass wedding on February 22.
Engineer Manolito Lumidao, municiapl civil registrar, said the activity is in line with the Civil Registration Month to assist poor unwed couples in legalizing their marriage vows.
“We have started this annual program since 2004 and we have already served more than 3,000 unwed couples,” Lumidao said.
He said more than 20 unwed couples are expected to avail of the program this year which also offer free children's civil registration services.
Lumidao also acknowledged the help of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the province for their help in providing funds for legal documents and registration fees. (ALM/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)