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6th ID chief hosts 'Iftar with Muslim stakeholders

Breaking News • 17:30 PM Thu Jun 30, 2016
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Capt. Joann Petinglay, 6th ID spokesperson
6th ID cheif Maj. Gen. Edmundo Pangilinan speaks before Maguindanao local officials shortly before he hosted Iftar. (6th ID Kampilan Troopers FB page)

Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao – The Commander of 6thInfantry (Kampilan) Divison, Major General Edmundo R. Pangilinan, hosts Iftar” for the Muslim brothers and sisters at 6ID’s Eco Recreational Park this evening along with his Chief of Staff, General Staff and other officers and personnel of 6ID. Iftar” or Buka Puasa” is an evening meal when Muslim ends their daily fasting during Ramadhan at sunset.As host, Major General Pangilinan warmly welcomed the guests from the local government units, local government agencies, and other key stakeholders in Central Mindanao that took time to visit and share their celebration with the officers and personnel of 6ID.Present during the dinner areand Congresswoman Bai Sandra Sema of 1stDistrict of Maguindanao Vice-Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi of Cotabato City, 6ID Multi-Sector Advisory Board President Dr. Susan Anayatin Mayor Sumulong Sinsuat of Pikit, North Cotabato Maguindanao Mayors Zamzamin Amaptuan of Rajah Buayan, Datu Razul Sangki of Ampatuan, Salaban Diocolano of Mother Kabuntalan, Midpantao Midtimbang Jr of Guindulungan, Norodin Salasal of Datu Salibo, Genuine Kamaong Sr of Datu Piang, Tungkang Midtimbang of Talayan, Marshall Sinsuat of Datu Blah Sinsuat, Ramdatu Angas of Sultan Sa Barongis, Ibrahim Ibay of Parang, Abolais Manalao of Buldon, and Mary Jane Bayam of North Kabuntalan and Dr. Kadil Sinolinding of Department of Health-ARMM. As the Commander of 6ID, I have a firm understanding on the sensitivities, the practices, and the cultures that our Muslim brothers and sisters are observing amd the Command has always been very supportive of your religious endeavors,” Major General Pangilinan said.After the short program, the guests are served and treated with sumptuous Halal meals.The occasion was inspiring as it provides a venue for social interaction and commitment to uphold the camaraderie and good relationships that 6ID has established.

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