Magandang Buhay sa ating Lahat! I would like to start by thanking our Almighty Father for this tremendous blessing as I celebrated my 65th Birthday with my family and friends last January 30 and now a Virtual Retirement Party with your presence.

The Systems and Technical Services Sector of Commission on Audit headed by Assistant Commissioner Manolo C. Sy noted the accomplishment of COA Regional Office No. XI as the lone region that has 100% publication of committed 2019 Annual Audit Reports (AARs) as of May 15, 2020 in the COA Website. Both Ascom Sy and Director Lorna D. Cabochan of the Information Technology Office (ITO) commended the hard work of Regional Director Roy L. Ursal and all the employees of COA Region XI in her Memorandum dated June 8, 2020 and expressed their felicitations for a job well done.

The Information Technology Office (ITO) of Commission On Audit lauded the efforts of COA Regional Office XI in the submission of 2019 Annual Audit Reports (AARs). COA Region XI was the first to complete the submission, allowing the ITO to publish the said AARs on the COA Website on May 15, 2020.

All of this was accomplished amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic and Enhanced Community Quarantine. COA Region XI officials and employees moved ahead to accomplish what is best for the organization and didn’t allow the situation to hamper the delivery of the information needed by the stakeholders.