The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) North Luzon spearheaded a 2-day program on preventing and countering violent extremism (PCVE) on May 24 and 25, 2021 in Baguio City. The theme of the program is “Bridging the Roles of Government and Islamic Institutions in Countering Violent Extremism”.


The 2-day activity was led by NCMF Commissioner Saidamen Balt Pangarungan and the father-daughter tandem NCMF Administrative Services Director Abel Macarimpas and NCMF North Luzon Regional Director Raihanah Sarah Macarimpas.


The last day of the program was graced by the Mayor of Baguio City, Honorable Benjamin Magalong graced and supported the activity of the NCMF. Also present during the closing ceremonies were Honorable Ley Llyoyd Braza Orcales, Attorney Ferdie Guro, and PB Naseef Joel Omar.


Mustaqim supports all the programs of the NCMF on PCVE and encourage all other NCMF offices to replicate said activity as this is vital in bringing together a whole-of-nation approach in addressing violent extremism and ensuring peace and stability in our nation.