President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the launching of the Balog-Balog Multi-Purpose Project Phase II in Brgy. Sula, San Jose, Tarlac Thursday (May 26). Present during the launching are farmer beneficiaries of the Balog-Balog Irrigation Project and the people of Tarlac .The P13.3-billion Balog-Balog Multipurpose Dam Project (BBMP) Phase II involves the construction of new irrigation service for about 21,935 hectares and stabilization of water supply to the currently irrigated areas of 12,475 hectares developed under BBMP Phase 1 in Tarlac, including the construction of a multi-purpose high dam that will provide irrigation and flood management. Also in photo are Tarlac Governor Victor Yap, NIA Administrator Florencio Padernal, and DILG Secretary Senen Sarmiento. (Photo by Robert Viñas / Malacanag Photo Bureau)