Jason B. Neola | Bicol Mail
NAGA CITY — The European Union (EU), which is committed to supporting the reforms being pursued by the justice sector in the Philippines, has welcomed the establishment of this city as a “Justice Zone” by the Justice Sector Coordinating Council (JSCC).
Chargé d’Affaires of the European Union Delegation to the Philippines Thomas Wiersing, Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin, Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra, and Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año spearheaded the launch of the newest Justice Zone at the Naga City People’s Hall on Monday, September 30.
The JSCC, headed together by the SC, DOJ and DILG, named Naga City as a Justice Zone on the strength of its Joint Resolution No. 05-2019 signed on Aug. 15, 2019 in Manila.