SULU – Thousands of people, mostly women, participated in the celebration of the International Women’s Month spearheaded by the Sulu Provincial Women’s Council headed by its president, Shihla Hayudini, and various civil organizations and government agencies and the private and business sectors.
A humanitarian and medical mission was also held during the recent celebration that benefitted mostly poor families here. The SPWC also conducted livelihood and skills training seminar for many women as part of its programs and advocacy, according to Hayudini, who thanked all those who supported the event.
Provincial and municipal government officials headed by Governor Toto Tan and Vice Governor Nurunisah Tan graced the occasion. Former Sulu Governor (Datu Shahbandar) Dr. Sakur Tan was also invited in the event and gave an inspiring speech that was applauded by the huge crowd during the program held in the capital town of Jolo. (Ahl-franzie Salinas)
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