The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) of Zambales held their 3rd Quarter Meeting on August 23, 2016 at the Balin Sambali Hotel, Iba, Zambales. The meeting, presided by Governor Amor D. Deloso, is the first PPOC meeting under his administration.

Philippine National Police (PNP) Provincial Director PSSUPT Christopher J. Mateo presented the declining crime incidence in Zambales and provided updates on the anti-drug projects of PNP, “OPLAN: Tokhang” and “Double-Barrel.” While Major Gerardo Somera of the Armed Forces of the Philippines discussed the disposition of the 3rd Mechanized Infantry Battalion and their role in securing vital installations in the province.

In his message, Governor Deloso sought the unity among members to achieve and properly sustain the peace and order situation in Zambales.

Also present were the members of the PPOC composed of Department Heads, Provincial Directors and representatives of DILG, PNP, AFP, BFP, DOJ, DPWH, DTI, and other guests.