Pangutaran, Sulu | “𝘓𝘶𝘣𝘰𝘴 𝘱𝘰 𝘬𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘯𝘢𝘨𝘱𝘢𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘮𝘢𝘵 𝘢𝘵 𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘵𝘶𝘸𝘢 𝘥𝘢𝘩𝘪𝘭 𝘬𝘢𝘩𝘪𝘵 𝘯𝘢 𝘮𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘺𝘰 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘱𝘺𝘰 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯 𝘢𝘺 𝘯𝘢𝘬𝘢𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘵 𝘴𝘢 𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘢 𝘯𝘨 𝘉𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘰 𝘭𝘢𝘭𝘰 𝘯𝘢 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘔𝘗𝘖𝘚. 𝘜𝘮𝘢𝘢𝘴𝘢 𝘬𝘢𝘮𝘪 𝘯𝘢 𝘮𝘢𝘴 𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘪 𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘨𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘬𝘵𝘪𝘣𝘪𝘥𝘢𝘥 𝘬𝘶𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘢𝘢𝘯 𝘯𝘢𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘱𝘢𝘩𝘢𝘺𝘢𝘨 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘨𝘢 𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘨 ang maisagawa dito sa aming lugar. 𝘚𝘢𝘯𝘢 𝘪𝘵𝘰 𝘢𝘺 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘨𝘶𝘯𝘢𝘯 𝘯𝘨 𝘉𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘰 𝘎𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵.”, shared by one of the participants from Pangutaran, Sulu.
Ninety-one (91) individuals from three (3) different Bangsamoro communities located in the Municipalities of Parang, Pangutaran, and Indanan, Sulu participated the series of Mashuwara Kalilintad: A Community Conversation on Public Order and Safety that was held last July 30, August 1, and 3, respectively.
The participants are composed of local leaders, officials and representatives from the Local Government Units (LGU), recognized civil society organizations of women, and youth, trade and business, and traditional and religious leaders. The activity aimed to gather, document, and consolidate first-hand information from the people in the communities their selves to understand recurring public order and safety conditions in the province. Common issues raised during the community sharing sessions and workshops were rido (family feud), illicit trade of illegal drugs and elopement. These circumstances affected the socio-economic condition of their community, livelihood and daily operation.
Similar activities were also conducted in the provinces of Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Tawi-Tawi and Bangsamoro Special Geographic Areas in North Cotabato. The collected information will be consolidated and used by the Ministry to formulate appropriate and context-based programs, projects, and activities that is relevant to public order and safety of the Bangsamoro region.