April 4, 2019

WHAT:    Launching of the Angeles City Justice Zone

WHEN:    April 12, 2019, 9 A.M.

WHERE:  Jose Abad Santos Hall of Justice, Pulung Maragul,

               Angeles City

Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin will lead the principals of the Justice Sector Coordinating Council (JSCC) in the launch of the Angeles City Justice Zone at the Jose Abad Santos Hall of Justice, Pulung Maragul, Angeles City on April 12, 2019.

Joining Chief Justice Bersamin, who will keynote the event, are Department of Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra and Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo M. Año. All three JSCC principals were present during the Davao City Justice Zone launch at the Benigno S. Aquino Hall of Justice in Ecoland, Matina, Davao City, Davao del Sur last March 14.

Also expected to grace the event are European Union to the Philippines Ambassador Franz Jessen, Court Administrator Jose Midas P. Marquez, and Angeles City local officials.

The Angeles City Justice Zone will be the fourth to be launched after Quezon City, Cebu City, and Davao City. It is the second to be unveiled during the chief magistracy of Chief Justice Bersamin.

One of the projects of the JSCC which is supported by the Justice Sector Reform Programme: Governance in Justice (GOJUST) Programme under financial grant by the European Union (EU), the Justice Zone project adheres to its objective of a swift and fair administration of the criminal justice system.

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