The local government unit (LGU) of San Narciso, Zambales carried-out its public order and safety cluster meeting for the fourth quarter of 2020 on November 26, 2020. The activity was attended by the cluster’s regular members, LGU functionaries, and Punong Barangays. It was also graced by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Director Christan O. Frivaldo.
A highlight of the undertaking is the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the newly built Balay Silangan in the municipality— inking the partnership and commitment among stakeholders towards the municipality’s aspiration to be resistant from illegal drugs.
The municipal government expressed gratitude and commitment for the operationalization of the facility— in light of rehabilitating the surrenderees and their eventual reintegration as productive members of the community.
After the signing of the MOU, Municipal Local Government Operations Officer (MLGOO) Dan Esteban proceeded to the discussion of the meeting’s regular agenda. PCPT Jonathan Bardaje, 1Lt Norman Oliver H. Adlaon and FO I John Venel Felarca likewise presented the accomplishments of their respective offices in keeping San Narciso peaceful and orderly— where war on drugs were also showcased.
The establishment of the Balay Silangan in San Narciso is first in the province— the municipality together with the partner agencies — are aiming to reach the drug-cleared municipality status by year 2021.
By: LGOO VI Dan A. Esteban