Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman graced the PNPKI (Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure) Digital Signature Orientation and Registration, February 27, at the City Hall Lobby.
A joint endeavor of the City Government of Isabela through its City Human Resource Management Office and the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) Basilan. The main objective of the event was to provide basic understanding on the PNPKI Digital Signature of DICT including its purpose, use and benefits. It also enjoined the participants to obtain respective digital certificate or signature from DICT.
During her remarks, CHRMO Rosella Luna emphasized the importance of the PNPKI digital signature in relation on how to use it responsibly, safely and with integrity. DICT-Basilan Provincial Coordinator introduced the concept of the PNPKI Digital Signature. In the same occasion, Isabela City was recognized as the First LGU with the Most Number of PNPKI in Region IX, a citation that was given by DICT IX Planning Officer Kryztle Love Evangelista to Mayor Turabin-Hataman. In response, the local chief executive described the activity as a step forward to a digitalized bureaucracy that maximizes the benefits of technology to better serve the public. Meanwhile, Councilor Alan Ritchie Luis Biel, representing Vice Mayor Jhul Kifli Salliman, assured those in attendance of the unwavering support of the Sangguniang Panlungsod in modernizing public service transactions and human resource management in Isabela City Hall.
Also present during the program were Councilor Karel Annjaiza Sakkalahul, Engr. Yusup Cabulao of DICT-Basilan, the different city government department heads and division chiefs, and relevant employees of the city hall. (Words by M. Guerrero, A. Sali/Photos by M. Santos, CIO)