NSFA, Panacan, Davao City (DWDD) – The contingent of the Philippines in the 35th Republic of the Philippines-Republic of Indonesia Border Committee Chairmen’s Conference arrived in Surabaya, Indonesia before noon on of October 25, 2016 and was received b VADM TNI DARWANTO, SH, MAP, Commander of Eastern Fleet Command on the Indonesian Navy.
Lt Gen Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero AFP, Commander of Eastern Mindanao Command and concurrently the Co-Chairman of the Committee heads the Philippine contingent (compose of representatives from other concerned agencies on border and maritime security) which was sent off in a traditional military ceremony at Headquarters Tactical Operations Group XI, Old Airport, Sasa, Davao City.
The Border Committee Chairmen’s Conference which convened last October 25 is expected to culminate tomorrow, October 28, 2016 in Surabaya, Indonesia.
The activity aims to discuss and deliberate the joint RP-RI proposed revision of the 1975 agreement to further enhance the bilateral cooperation and effective enforcement of the border patrol and border crossing of the two countries. PIO WESMINCOM / MCAG