Public Told to Keep Peace Consciousness in Mind

A provincial government official urges the public to inculcate peace consciousness in their mind as it brings harmonious relationship to the community.

Negros Occidental Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator and Provincial Peace and Order Council Secretariat Head, Dr. Ma. Lina Sanogal made this call during the National Peace Consciousness Month Kick Off Celebration held recently at the Negros Occidental Multi-Purpose Activity Center in Bacolod City.

Addressing a crowd composed of government employees and stakeholders, she said that infrastructure projects are also instrumental in ushering peace and development in the province.

“Roads and bridges create huge impacts in the communities that contributed to peace and development,” Sanogal said.

Sanogal likewise expressed that cooperation in the society is a key factor in attaining peace and order.

A release from the Provincial Information Office quoted Sanogal saying that Negros Occidental is “blessed” as it continues to experience a peaceful area.

The National Peace Consciousness Month Celebration is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 675 and Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution No. 0815., declaring September as Month of Peace.* (JSC/LML/PIA6 Neg.Occ)