Continuing the work to sustain peace and order in the region, the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Region 1 (DILG-R1) said that the Regional Peace and Order Council-Region 1 (RPOC-R1) held its virtual 3rd quarter council meeting on September 7, 2021.
DILG-R1 Regional Director Julie J. Daquioag said that highlighted during the meeting were the accomplishments on the campaign for anti-illegal drugs, anti-criminality, anti-insurgency in the region by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines, respectively.
She said that embracing the new normal, the RPOC-R1 meeting was held via the Zoom teleconferencing platform and was led by Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega, III, with the DILG-R1 serving as the Secretariat.
Council members were also informed on the status of COVID-19 vaccination as of August 2021, the Department of Health-Region 1 gave emphasis on the undertakings of the government in ensuring the steady supply of vaccines for September 2021.