President Rodrigo Duterte declares September 13, 2018, Thursday, as a special non-working day in the Cordillera Administrative Region which marks the commemoration of the 1986 “Sipat” Peace Talks thru Proclamation No. 575.
In September 13, 1986, the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA), led by Fr. Condrado Balweg, heeded the call for peace by then President Corazon C. Aquino through forging a Sipat or the Peace agreement at the Mount Data Hotel in Bauko Mountain Province.
By: Dexter See