Ombudsman-Visayas, RANGE 6, ARENA 7, REAL 8 intensify Zero-Tolerance to Corruption Campaign
Tacloban City (June 9) -- In its desire to work closely with government executives especially in the anti-corruption mandate, the Office of the Ombudsman for the Visayas has scheduled a dialogue meeting with the officers of the regional administrators leagues in Region 6, Region 7 and Region 8, on June 9, 2009 at the Café Laguna Garden Conference Room, Ayala Business Center in Cebu City.
Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio S. Apostol informed that his office has invited the officers of the Regional Association of National Government Executives (RANGE 6), the Association of Regional Executives of Government Agencies (ARENA 7) and Region Eight Administrators League (REAL 8) in order to have a serious dialogue about the issue of corruption and other related concern that may, one way or another hamper the efficient delivery of the basic services to the public.
Hon. Apostol praised the unselfish efforts of the government executives in trying to intensify the Zero-Tolerance to Corruption Campaign. He said that the Office of the Ombudsman for the Visayas is aware of such Herculean Mission in ridding the bureaucracy of the social malady.
Among others, the dialogue will discuss the creation of Visayas Regional Executives Council composed of the officers from the three regions in the Visayas.
Another matter that will be discussed is the Visayas Convention of Regional Executives and Resident Ombudsmen.
Oplan Red Plate and Huli Ka! Operation will also be lengthily discussed, together with other concerns of the Regional Executives.
Ombudsman Apostol expressed optimism that the dialogue will mark the beginning of a strong alliance in the crusade against corruption. (PIA 8) [top]