President Rodrigo Duterte attends Joint Meeting of N/RTF ELCAC

The University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) in Cagayan de Oro is the host venue of the Joint Meeting of the National-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC).


The event was graced by President Rodrigo R. Duterte together with cabinet members and other officials from the different government agencies. USTP System President Dr. Ambrosio B. Cultura II was among the officials in attendance of the event.

Screenshot of the live stream showing Dr. Ambrosio B. Cultura II as one the guests in attendance

The highlights of the event includes the presentation of the accomplishments of the Regional Task Force – ELCAC 10 and the contributions from the agencies in addressing the root causes of insurgency.

Presentation of the accomplishment report of the RTF-ELCAC 10 to President Duterte through AVP

Executive Order No. 70 institutionalizes the whole-of-nation approach in attaining inclusive and sustainable peace and creating the national task force. The deadline for ending local communists armed conflict is 2022.


By PJ V. dela Peña, USTP System Strategic Communication Office