RPOC 10 3rd Quarter CY 2023 Full Council Meeting

MAHINOG, CAMIGUIN, Aug. 18- Recognizing the need to discuss issues and concerns affecting peace, security, and public safety, the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC)-10 conducted its 3rd Quarter CY 2023 Full Council Meeting.


The activity commenced with the awarding of Military Merit Medal Distinction to the gallant officers of the Philippine Army and the conferment of a Plaque of Appreciation to PBGEN Lawrence B Coop for his exemplary accomplishments and notable contributions to the peace and order in the region in his capacity as Vice-Chairperson of the RPOC 10.


Congressman Jurdin Jesus M. Romualdo, District Representative for Camiguin, who was present at the meeting, then provided updates on the budget deliberations of several National Government Agencies (NGAs) and other matters of public interest. Meanwhile, National Defense Secretary Attorney Gilberto C. Teodoro, Jr.,  emphasized in a Zoom teleconference, his desire to further promote tourism in Mindanao by enhancing the local peace and order situation.


To clarify the matter regarding the operation of “bao-bao” along national highways, Engineer Jesus Chan, on behalf of Regional Director Nelson Manaloto of the Land Transportation Office (LTO)-10 discussed LTO Memorandum Circular No. 2020-2227, entitled “Classification, Registration and Operation of Category L5, L6 and L7 Motorcycles”, as well as its implication on the operation of Bajaj RE “bao-bao” in the region.


To appraise the RPOC 10 of the guidelines on the fishing vessel clearance certificate for fishing vessels operating inside our maritime areas and to ensure maritime safety, security, and environmental preservation, PCOL Mario Cristino A Lucero, Chief of PNP 10 Regional Maritime Unit, discussed the salient points of Executive Order No. 305, s. 2004.


Gov. Romualdo expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the RPOC members, guests, and secretariat for coming all the way from their respective places and offices as the meeting came to a close.