PHLPost, KWF to hold webinar on the use of Filipino language

PASIG CITY, Oct. 8 (PIA) -- In celebration of World Post Day on Friday, October 09, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) will conduct a one-day webinar on the proper use of Filipino--the country’s national language on government official correspondence at the PHLPost Central Office and Easter Visayas Area (CEVA) post offices located in Cebu, Samar and Tacloban. 

The said webinar, conducted by the KWF in various government offices, is in line with their mission to undertake, coordinate and implement research programs and projects for the further development and enrichment of the Filipino language.

Likewise, the webinar will focus on the proper use of the Filipino language in PHLPost official transactions, communications and correspondences, as well as public service undertakings.

This is in compliance with Executive Order 335, series of 1988 enjoining all Departments/Bureaus/Offices/Agencies/Instrumentalities of the government to take such steps necessary for the purpose of using Filipino language in official transactions, communications, and correspondence.

To recall, the KWF is the official regulating body of the Filipino language and the official government institution tasked with developing, preserving, and promoting the various local Philippine languages. The commission was established in accordance with the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines (PIA-NCR)



Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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