Speaker Alvarez arrives today for PDP-Laban event PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 12:04

By DEXTER YAP

House of Representatives Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez will be in Zamboanga City today to preside over political events of the PDP-Laban in the city.

Alvarez is scheduled to be the Guest Speaker and Inducting Officer of the mass oath-taking of new local party members to take place at the Grand Astoria Hotel tomorrow.

House of Representatives PDP-LABAN member and District 1 Congressman Celso Lobregat said that Speaker Alvarez will arrive in the city today however to attend a Command Conference at  the Western Mindanao Command (WESTMINCOM) which will be presided by WESTMINCOM Chief Lt. General Carlito Galvez, Jr.

The House Speaker aims to have a background and first-hand account in the present campaign against terror and insurgencies in Western Mindanao Region under the jurisdiction of the said military command.

After the command briefing, Alvarez will be joining the local PDP-LABAN party officials of Zamboanga City for a dinner hosted by Lobregat.

On Wednesday, Alvarez will be proceeding to the Royce Convention Center at Grand Astoria Hotel downtown to grace the one-day seminar and mass-oath taking of some 700 new members of PDP-LABAN Zamboanga comprised of newly recruited members from all sectors, including barangay officials.

Lobregat said that four officials from the PDP-LABAN National Headquarters will be arriving in Zamboanga City on Wednesday to conduct the seminar and orient its new members about the policies and programs of the party.

PDP-LABAN is a party merger between Partido Demokratiko Pilipino and Lakas ng Bayan. I

It is presently re-grouping, and there are some movements of expansion especially here in the entire Mindanao as desired by no less than its standard bearer, President Rodrigo Duterte.  (Dexter Yap)