The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte, with the Provincial Interfaith Council composed of various religious leaders of the different churches and residents in the province, joined the Monthly Interfaith Meeting recently held at Pikalawag Beach Resort, SND, Lanao del Norte.
In the first part of the activity, the members of the council, headed by the Chairperson on the Committee on Culture, Arts & Interfaith Relations and Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board Member Honorable Marivic D. Ramos, conducted a Church/Mosque Visitation for the presentation of culture and beliefs and statement of faith of religious leaders.
The father of peace and development, 2nd District Representative Congressman Abdullah ‘Bobby’ Dimakuta Dimaporo, joined the meeting via an online platform and expressed his support to the religious leaders who have helped the Provincial Government in many ways to sustain the unity of the people in the Province of Lanao del Norte. Cong. Abdullah, in his speech, also highlighted the importance of respecting and understanding each other’s religious beliefs and gave pieces of advice to the council members in order to further strengthen and maintain a harmonious coexistence of the Muslim and Christian residents through the different projects of the Interfaith Council.
“In Lanao del Norte, Muslims and Christians should peacefully work together in building a better future for the children,” Cong. Abdullah said.
The council also discussed various topics such as the schedule for the courtesy call in every municipality and the Livelihood Program thru IGP. It was also decided that the meeting for next month will be held at Abaga, Lala.
Governor Angging fully supports activities that promote unity amongst Muslim and Christian residents through respect and understanding of each other’s religious beliefs. PIO-LDN