Iba, Zambales - To further strengthen the fight against illegal drugs and sustain peace and order, the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) of Zambales convened on January 23, 2018 at Zambales Training and Conference Center, Iba, Zambales.
Governor Amor D. Deloso, Chairperson of the PPOC and PADAC, expressed that peace and order is indispensable in the realization of having Zambales as a prime province in the future.
“Pangangalagaan natin at gagawin ko, bilang manager ng Zambales sa ngayon na sikapin ko pong proteksyonan ang lahat ng iyan” said Governor Deloso.
Present during the meeting are the PPOC members, PADAC members, Municipal Mayors, DILG Officers, PNP Chief of Police, BFP Fire Marshals, Representatives of National Government Agencies, Provincial Head of Offices and CSOs.
The Zambales Police Provincial Office (ZPPO) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region III (PDEA R3) presented their CY 2017 Accomplishments and CY 2018 Plan of Activities. Also, DILG Zambales presented the overview of the Operation Listo-Listong Pamayanan: Community Drill.
The activity also served as a venue to recognize Barangay Aningway-Sacatihan, Subic and Barangay Rizal, San Marcelino for successfully conducting the Listong Pamayanan-Community Drill on December 5 and 8, 2017.
A Plaque of Recognition was also awarded to the LGU of Candelaria, Zambales, received by Municipal Mayor Napoleon E. Edquid, for being the best performing LGU in the Province of Zambales in implementing DILG Locally-Funded Projects.
Also, a Certificate of Appreciation was awarded to the LGU of Iba, Zambales, received by Municipal Mayor Jun Rundstedt Ebdane, for its vital efforts and participation in the Conduct of the Landmark Lighting Ceremony in celebration of the Golden Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).