ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan 16 (PIA) - The Western Mindanao Command (WESMINCOM) convened the Multi-Sector Governance Consultative Board (MSGCB) on January 15 for possible adoption of its Transformation Roadmap.
In a press release, WestMinCom Commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr. said that the MSGCB has been instrumental in all its triumphs.
"Let us continue to work in unison so that together we will achieve our common goal that is to bring lasting peace and sustainable development here in Mindanao," Lt. Gen. Vinluan, Jr. added.
In realizing its vision to become a world-class armed force by 2028, the WestMinCom formed the MSGCB, a diverse group of leaders from different stakeholders. They serve as advisers in the implementation of the WestMinCom Transformation Roadmap.
Since its launch in 2019, the MSGCB has played a significant role that immensely contributed to the mission accomplishment of the command.
The unit has been conferred with the Gold Trailblazer Award for two consecutive years (2019-2020).
The MSGCB meeting at the Eisenhower Hall, Khadaffy Mansion, Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City discussed the adoption of the MSGCB constitution and by-laws, address the concerns of each member of the board, and give updates on the MSGC initiatives for the past year.
Zamboanga City Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, the Chairperson, presided over the meeting and administered the oath-taking of the new members of the board, Ministers Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo and Dickson Hermoso of the Bangsamoro government.
Physically present during the meeting were WestMinCom Commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr., Deputy Commander for Admin Brig. Gen. Antonio Nafarrete, and the Command Staff; and the MSGCB members including Hon. Mujiv Hataman, Fr. Karel San Juan SJ, Rev. Carlos Gulane, Dr. Grace Rebollos, Prof. Ali Yacub, Commissioner Jose Suan, Edwin To, Roel Pareno, Raymond Domingo, Dominic Sanchez, Teofilo Garcia, Jr., Timothy Ijiran, Abdulwahid Lutian, RPh, and Engr. Mohammad Ali Urao.
Also, present through video teleconferencing (VTC) were Christopher Lawrence Arnuco, Edwin To, Minister Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo, and Minister Dickson Hermoso. (NBE/RVC/PIA9 with reports from WESMINCOM)