JTF-NCR strengthens partnership with MM LGUs for vaccine rollout

PASIG CITY, March 6 (PIA) -- The Joint Task Force National Capital Region (JTF-NCR) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) visited local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila to strengthen partnership and cooperation in the rollout of vaccines in the metropolis.

Earlier this week, the JTF-NCR headed by its Commander, Brigadier General Marceliano V. Teofilo PA, together with Naval Task Group – National Capital Region (NTG-NCR) NTF83 Commander, Colonel Ivan DR Papera PN(M) visited Marikina City Mayor Marcy Teodoro, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, and City of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso in a bid to extend support to the ongoing massive vaccination drive to curb COVID-19 trajectory.

According to JTF-NCR, the courtesy visit aims to strengthen the partnership between Metro Manila LGUs and JTF-NCR for coordination and provision of appropriate assistance in line with the national government’s vaccination program.

Meanwhile, the AFP has inoculated over 2,000 of its healthcare workers to protect them from the coronavirus threat.

AFP Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana expressed his confidence that the vaccination of military frontline personnel will serve as a good opportunity for them to confidently and safely perform their duties. (PIA NCR)

Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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