Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Mindanao Week of Peace celebrated in Zambo

Zamboanga City:  This city joins other metropolis in the island in celebrating the Mindanao Week of Peace.

Climaco signed an executive order last Nov. 10 urging the academe, government bodies and public and private organizations to participate in this year's activities sponsored by Peace Advocates Zamboanga and the Inter-religious Solidarity Movement for Peace.

The celebration will be observed in the city from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3.

As in the past years, thousands will be marching in parade to express their call for peace and harmony in Mindanao from communal conflict and violence.

Proclamation Order 127 issued in 2001 by then Pres. Gloria Arroyo declares every last Thursday of November up to the first Wednesday of December of every year as Mindanao Week of Peace.

The observance of the Week of Peace started through the initiative of a small group of Catholic and Muslim religious leaders here in 2000.