Sunday Mar, 03 2024 07:22:41 AM

Port agency installs gender-sensitive facilities in Jolo seaport

Local News • 01:05 AM Wed Aug 5, 2015
2,829
By: 
BPI news release
The port of Sulu. (armm-info.gov.ph)

COTABATO CITY -Management Authority in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RPMA-ARMM) has installed gender-sensitive facilities and amenities in the seaport of Jolo, Sulu.Amenities like women’s desk, public assistance and information booth, public address system, and a computer and communication station were installed in the modern passenger terminal building of the port.Also put in place were breastfeeding area, interfaith prayer room, first-aid facility, and priority lanes. These facilities were officially turned-over to the terminal building management on July 28 at the Port of Jolo.Assistant Secretary for Sulu Convergence Irene P. Tillah of the Department of Social Welfare and Development persons with disabilities representative Suharto S. Hayudini Maritime Police representative SPO3 Abdullah Sasapan and representatives from different shipping lines and stakeholders of the port attended the ceremony.Asec. Tillah said the project is a manifestation of the vision and mission of the government in providing competitive ports and ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and efficient port services to its users and clienteles.” Furthermore, she said the gender and development facilities and amenities in the port of Jolo are the first, if not the only (such facilities installed) in a Mindanao port.”Prior to the ceremony, the agency conducted an in-house orientation on gender and development issues for its officials and staff. The orientation aims at further enhancing their understanding of such concept.

Cotabato City disaster response official slain in ambush

COTABATO CITY - Gunmen killed the operations chief of the Cotabato City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office in a daring ambush here on...

Cotabato City CDRRM officer slain in gun attack

COTABATO CITY - Dead on arrival sa ospital ang Chief Of Operations ng Cotabato City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office na si Jose Raymond...

Unang araw ng fire prevention month, isang bahay sa Cotabato City, nasunog

INAALAM pa ng Bureau of Fire Protection Cotabato City ang pinagmulan ng sunog sa Block 21, Barangay Rosary Heights 8 kahapon ng umaga kung saan isang...

15 BIFF sumuko sa Cotabato City at BARMM government

DALA ang pitong mga matataas na kalibre ng armas ay nagdesisyon ang 15 dating kasapi ng Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan Faction na...

Cotabato Light announces power service interruption in Sultan Kudarat on March 1

To all our valued customers, please be informed of the scheduled power interruption affecting customers in Barangay Calsada, on Friday, March 1, 2024...