Filipinos, Ask Your Questions Directly to President Aquino
Manila, October 21 – Starting today, Filipinos can directly ask their most pressing questions to His Excellency President Benigno Aquino III for his upcoming November 4 World View interview on YouTube. Go to www.youtube.com/worldview to submit your question via video or text, as well as vote on your favorites. You can also tweet in your question — make sure to use hashtag #askaquino in your tweet, and it will automatically be added to the World View queue.
The interview — produced in partnership with ABS-CBN — will be available as a live broadcast from www.youtube.com/worldview on November 4. President Aquino will be the first Head of State in Asia to participate in the program.
Past World View participants include U.S. President Barack Obama, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, and Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero.
Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Secretary of
Communications Development, Ricky Carandang said, “Our government recognizes the significant impact of the Internet on the quality of life of 30 million Filipino users. The Presidential Channel provides a powerful, relevant way to demonstrate good governance and transparency — the cornerstone of this administration — and its contribution to poverty alleviation and sustainable economic growth.”
Submitting and voting on questions closes on October 28.
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