Officers of the Knights of Rizal met with Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo last Monday and discussed joint undertakings that will honor the life, ideals and heroism of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, which they share as adherents of the national hero.
Mayor Remollo reiterated his willingness to collaborate with the Knights of Rizal International Head Quarters Executive Director Sir Gilbert San Diego, Central Visayas Regional Commander Sir Rafael Crescencio C. Tan Jr., San Diego City Councilor Atty. Lara Abracero, Josie Abracero, Lauro Abracero Jr. and Liga ng mga Barangay Kagawad Reu D. Ismil for the plan to put up a life-size statue of Dr. Jose Rizal at the Pantawan People’s Park in Rizal Boulevard, which is the appropriate site to memorialize the historical moment that our national hero came to our shores on August 1, 1896, met his friends and experienced local hospitality.