Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Phil. Army to lead youth leadership summit in Nueva Vizcaya

From the Philippine News Agency (Nov 26): Phil. Army to lead youth leadership summit in Nueva Vizcaya

The Philippine Army based in Dupax del Sur town here will conduct a series of Youth Leadership Summits (YLS) to develop the positive potentials of the youth as responsible citizens in their respective communities.

Lt. Colonel Eugene Batarra, commanding officer of the Army’s 5th Infantry Battalion in Dupax del Sur town, said the YLS is part of their Civil Military Operations (CMO) activities in its covered municipalities.

The YLS, he said will be conducted from December 11 to 13 in the towns of Kasibu, Dupax del Norte and Dupax del Sur.The YLS has been reported during the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting yesterday at the provincial capitol here.

Batarra said the YLS will provide significant lectures for the youth ranging from drug abuse prevention and control, environmental protection/climate change adaptation and mitigation activities, health sanitation community development, among others.

“These activities are geared towards molding the character and attitudes of our youth as God–fearing, law abiding and responsible assets of our communities,” he said.

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