The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) Bureau of External Relations reported on March 24, the conduct of the first ever consultative assembly for the Davao del Sur Balik-Islam community held at the Megan Function Hall, Digos City, Davao del Sur. This was made possible by the NCMF-Davao del Sur Field Office, headed by Regional Director Sherrila Porza-Sawah, through CAD Chief Sami Buat and NCMF-DavSur Provincial Director Jalina Dejos.

Said assembly was attended by Balik-Islam members coming from different communities and barangays in the municipalities and City of Davao del Sur. The activity aimed to establish proper recognition and mainstreaming of the Balik-Islam and strengthening their role in the Muslim community. This also aims to make the Balik-Islam properly represented and engaged in the existing institutions and programs for the development of Muslim communities.

During the assembly, the current issues and concerns affecting the Balik-Islam were identified and raised. They also passed and adopted some recommendations and measures in the form of resolutions including some action plans during the plenary.

The Davao Sur Muslim Reverts Coordinating Council was organized, composed of 15 members representing different barangay/communities. 

This activity is part of the Tri-Partite Convergence mechanisms for Davao del Sur Muslim Communities funded through the Support for Muslim Communities of Davao del Sur under present administration led by Governor Marc Cagas, and implemented and facilitated by the NCMF in cooperation and coordination of Salam-Davao Sur/DavSur Muslim Leaders Coordinating Council.