Next steps

31bello11The government peace panel in the negotiations with the National Democratic Front met Sunday at the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process in Pasig City to discuss the next steps after President Duterte lifted his order declaring a unilateral ceasefire: (L to R) Noel Felongco, panel chair Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Angela Librado-Trinidad and Hernani Braganza. Rene Sarmiento was unable to attend. The first round of formal peace talks is scheduled on August 20 to 27 in Oslo, Norway. “Positive and hopeful” was how Patmei Bello Ruivivar, head of OPAPP’s Communications unit described the meeting in this photo posted on her FB account