Gapay: Army to continue promoting, valuing human rights

Gapay: Army to continue promoting, valuing human rights

9.12.2019

Gapay: Army to continue promoting, valuing human rights

The Philippine Army (PA) reiterated on Monday its commitment to promote and value the human rights of every Filipino, in time for the commemoration of the National Human Rights Consciousness Week (NHRCW).

Republic Act No. 9201 declares December 4 to 10 as the National Human Rights Consciousness Week in the country.

“The high levels of trust and approval that we are experiencing today are because of the hard work that has been done, as well as the commitment that we have all made to transform our institution and ourselves,” he said, addressing the Army personnel during his first flag-raising ceremony as the Army Chief at the Army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City earlier in the day.

He said that the 98,000-strong Army will continue to protect and serve the nation while aiming to effect significant development in its systems under his leadership.

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