DAVAO CITY, Feb. 10 (PIA) – The First Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Congress 2012 in Compostela Valley Province will be held starting tomorrow (Feb. 11), aiming to uphold the youth toward environmental awareness and social responsibilities.
The 10th Infantry Division of the Armed Forces of the Philippines will join the congress in partnership with the Department of Education.
The two-day event on February 11-12 that banners the theme: “SK para sa Kalikasan” is expected to have more than 660 delegates coming from the eleven municipalities of said province.
“We are pleased to learn that this event is sculpted following 10th ID’s Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) that will hone young individuals as future leaders,” 10th ID spokesperson Lt. Col. Lyndon Paniza stated.
Paniza said that they will also open the eco-military tourism park for the trekking and caving as part of the activities in store for the participants.
This will be followed by a tree planting activity and socials featuring a local band the following day.
“We are always in support to the local government unit in its aim to interact and strengthen the youth sector of Comval,” Paniza said.
The said event will be held at San Lorenzo National High School in Mawab, Compostela Valley. (CLC/10th ID)