Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Bacolod Kalawi hosts Lanao Sur Mayor’s meet

Bacolod Kalawi—To have united reforms in working for the progress of Lanao del Sur, the League of Municipal Mayors–Lanao del Sur chapter recently conducted a mayor’s summit in the town of Bacolod Kalawi in Lanao del Sur.

Participated by 22 municipal mayors, the meet aimed to come-up with real solutions to the different problems faced by each municipality.

According to the host mayor, Diarangan Jaffar Dipatuan, the meeting was conducted to discuss the recent peace and order situation in each municipality especially family feuds or ‘ridos.’

Further, Butig town mayor Dimnatang Pansar, said the objectives of the summit also include working for resolutions to achieve lasting peace and prosperity in the province.

“Through the concerted efforts of the different mayors of Lanao del Sur under the leadership of Governor Mamintal ‘Bombit’ Adiong Jr., we can come-up with solutions in settling family feuds,” Mayor Pansar said.

“We also make it a point to hold our monthly meeting in the different municipalities so that the people of Lanao del Sur will be aware of what their leaders are doing for their welfare,” Pansar added.

Preparations for the coming 50th founding anniversary of Lanao del Sur and the participation of the different municipalities in the various activities were also tackled during the summit. (Apipa P. Bagumbaran, PIA-Marawi City)
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