MOTC holds the 2nd BARMM Land Transportation Law Enforcers Security Summit

The Land Transportation Services headed by Director II Datunor Abutazil, BLTO Chief Transportation Regulation Officer, Atty. Lyzzaic Laguialam and BLTFRB Director I- Bai Sandra Sandialan held the 2nd BARMM Land Transportation Law Enforcers and Security Summit at Em Manor Hotel, Cotabato City, on May 24, 2023.

With the theme, “Forging Stronger Partnerships for Safer and More Efficient Land Transportation in BARMM, the summit was a gathering of law enforcement agencies, security forces, and other stakeholders in the land transportation industry in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), to address critical transportation-related issues and challenges in the region and promote the efficiency, safety, and security of land transportation.

The theme highlights the importance of collaboration and partnership among different stakeholders in ensuring a safer and more efficient land transportation system in BARMM, emphasizing the need for law enforcers, security personnel, transport operators, and other relevant agencies to work together towards a common goal of promoting road safety, improving traffic flow, and reducing accidents and incidents on the road.

Meanwhile, in his message of support, Interim Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim said, “I am sure this summit will provide better knowledge and equip our Law enforcers and Security personnel to effectively implement the Land Transportation Laws and Regulations in the region."
I am hopeful that this summit will provide better inputs on how we can collaboratively work together to improve the transportation system, as mentioned in the 12 Point Agenda of the government. He added.

Moreover, MOTC Minister Paisalin Tago expressed happiness about the successful conduct of the summit. He said he is trying his best to address all issues raised by drafting comprehensive guidelines for the land transportation operation in BARMM.

Participants from various agencies and jurisdictions, such as
the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group, BLTO, BLTFRB, Philippine Army, Traffic Management Center, Traffic Management Unit, PDEA, and other relevant stakeholders affirmed support in improving the flow of traffic, peace, and order, and safety on the road in the region.