Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson signed Monday the pledge of support and commitment for the implementation of “Vamossa Barangay Buluangan at Guadalupe para saKapayapaan at Kaunlaran”, Brgy. Buluangan, San Carlos City.
The project aims to build a peaceful and progressive community through collaborative efforts among government offices and stakeholders, a press release from the Provincial Capitol said.
It added that the program is under the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict Poverty Reduction, Livelihood and Employment Cluster, and being spearheaded by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority.
TESDA will also closely coordinate with the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental, House of Representatives, San Carlos City government, and other partner agencies carrying-out this program.
Among the partner-agencies for this program are the Departments of Labor and Employment, Education, Interior and Local Government, Trade and Industry, Agriculture, and Agrarian Reform.
Aside from them, Philippine Information Agency, the Northern Negros Electric Cooperative, Cooperative Development Authority, Dept. of, Philippine National Police, and 79th Infantry Battalion Philippine Army will also help in its implementation.
Also present at the signing activity were Negros Occidental First District Rep. Gerardo Valmayor, Jr., San Carlos City Mayor Renato Gustilo, TESDA VI Regional Director Jerry Tizon, TESDA – Negros Occidental Romelia Nuezca, and other local officials who also signed in the Pledge of Support and Commitment for the said project.*