MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo is amongst these being considered to run as Liberal Party’s (LP) presidential candidate for the 2022 elections, the political social gathering’s president stated Thursday.
But Senator Francis Pangilinan, LP president, emphasised that the social gathering is but to make its closing determination on the matter as a result of they’re at present centered on serving to the Covid-19 pandemic response.
“Siya ay mataas na opisyal ng partido at pinakamataas na elected official ng partido so she (Robredo) is also being considered,” Pangilinan instructed reporters in an internet interview when requested if Robredo is being considered because the social gathering’s standard-bearer for the 2022 polls.
(She is a high official in the social gathering and is the highest-elected official in the social gathering, so she can be being considered.)
Being the very best elected official in the social gathering, Robredo serves as LP’s chairperson.
“But she herself has said na wala siyang desisyon, marami pang pwedeng mangyari but in the meantime, we just focus on how we can help address this pandemic and the economic crisis,” he added.
(But she herself has stated that she has no determination but, there’s nonetheless loads that may occur however in the meantime we simply deal with how we will help handle this pandemic and the financial disaster.)
“Hindi pa namin pinaguusapan kung sino ang magiging kandidato, wala pang nagdedesisyon sa amin ukol diyan. Ang nakatutok talaga, halimbawa si Vice President, is ‘yung problema ng Covid, ‘yung kanyang mga initiative kung paano matulungan ang ating mga kababayan sa usapin ng frontliners, sa usapin ng hanapbuhay, ‘yung mga consumers, ‘yung mga vendors,” Pangilinan additional stated.
(We have but to debate who will probably be our candidate, nobody amongst us has selected it but. What we’re centered on, just like the Vice President, is on the Covid drawback, her initiative to assist frontliners, the problem of bringing again jobs, to assist shoppers, distributors.)
Pangilinan stated political points “can wait” because the nation struggles to bounce again from the financial impression of the pandemic. He then expressed hopes that LP will be capable to present a “good performance” that may garner the help of the voting public.
“I understand there are some groups that are already discussing 2022, OK ‘yon. Let them start. Sa atin naman, I think ultimately, 2022 is really all about voters, so tayo sa Liberal Party, tuloy-tuloy lang ang ating recruitment sa baba, pagtulong sa ating komunidad para malagpasan itong Covid,” he stated.
(I perceive there are some teams which can be already discussing 2022, that’s OK. Let them begin. For us, I feel finally, 2022 is admittedly all about voters, so for us in the Liberal Party, we simply proceed our recruitment in the grassroots, assist in our neighborhood to outlive this Covid pandemic.)
“Hopefully, if we are able to show a good performance then voters will remember that and will support us, so ‘yun ang ginagawa natin sa ngayon, tutukan itong Covid response as best we can at tulungan natin dahil ‘yun naman din ang concern ng ating mga kababayan at lalu na nga itong mga economic issue. Ito muna ang harapin natin ngayon, yung political issues can wait,” he added.
(Hopefully, if we’re capable of present a very good efficiency then voters will do not forget that and can help us, in order that’s what we’re doing, deal with the Covid response as finest we will and assist as a result of that’s additionally the priority of our countrymen particularly the financial points. We’ll sort out this primary now, political points can wait.)
Pangilinan, in the meantime, inspired the general public to register with the Commission on Elections (Comelec), because it has missed its target of 4 million new registered voters.
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