Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mel S. Sarmiento and Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin conducted joint visit to local troops composed of PNP, AFP, BJMP and BFP personnel in Headquarters Central Command at Camp Lapulapu, Cebu City today.
The visit was focused to highlight the different accomplishments of various units and address present issues of concern of the personnel.
After the said meeting, Sarmiento and Gazmin joined the troops in a boodle fight.
Yesterday, SILG and SDND also paid visit to AFP Western Command, Puerto Princesa, Palawan as well to have a brief meeting with the LGU heads, PNP officers and media.
The field sortie in Camp Lapulapu and AFP Western Command was focused on the emphasis of the principle of the Whole of Government Approach that strengthens PNP and AFP inter-operability as they discussed matters related to combating terrorism and election-related security preparations in the area. (PNP-PIO)