The Regional Reconciliation and Unification Commission of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RRUC ARMM) is set to conduct Unity Dialogue in the Province of Basilan bearing the theme “Bangsamorong Nagkakaisa, Pamayanang Matatag at Mapayapa” on May 22, 2017 at Farmland Resort and Convention, Isabela City.
RRUC Chairman Romeo K. Sema will spearhead the said dialogue in coordination with the Office of the Regional Governor and Office of the Provincial Governor (Basilan) to discuss mechanism in addressing rido and other internal conflicts that cause disunity among Bangsamoro.
Sema said the dialogue is one of the programs and advocacies of the commission channelled to the regional development plan in the promotion of peace and development in the ARMM.
In an interview with the RRUC Executive Director Abdulbasit R. Benito, he disclosed that ARMM Governor Mujiv S. Hataman will be attending the said dialogue as keynote speaker.
We are expecting more than one hundred participants coming from the different stakeholders including local government officials, security sector, religious leaders as well as MNLF and MILF, said Benito.
The ultimate objective of the dialogue is to set up coordination mechanism to proactively address the problem of rido in the province, Benito added.
The dialogue will also be attended by women, youth, academe, businessmen, civil society organizations (CSO) and other sectors. (RRUC Communications Division)