PRESIDENTIAL frontrunner Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. said the experience of the members of the National Unity Party (NUP) in the private and public sector will be a big help for the country as it recovers from the pandemic.
During a private meeting at Pasay City, Marcos thanked NUP for endorsing his candidacy and that of his running mate Inday Sara.
“The NUP has been constant and if they choose to go down this road, together with UniTeam, together with myself and Sara, then it must be a good thing to do. Your endorsement and support is particularly important,” Marcos said.
“If we start working together, it’s a very influential decision on the party’s part because people will see very clearly that these are the people that do not jump back and forth,” he added.
Marcos said legislators play an important role in any administration.
“Any administration, any president, any leader, any cabinet is going to need the help certainly of the legislator. We will need the understanding of the legislator on what they are trying to do, and why does these things we are trying to do are in fact to the advantage of the ordinary Filipino,” he said.
“All of you are very experienced, you all know your parochial interest, you also have a very good idea on national interest. I think you will agree with me that you will have to go to basics and fix the bones and the tendons of the economy so that the private sector can build upon it,” he said.
The Partido Federal ng Pilipinas standard-bearer said he sees a robust and efficient partnership with the private and public sector that will further be boosted by the business experiences of the NUP members.
He added that their familiarity at the grassroots level is also a key factor in assuring a better life for Filipinos.