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‘SAVING THE NATION’ | PCOO announces docu, magazine on drug war
December 11, 2019 , 06:57 PM

DECEMBER 11, 2019 — The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) on Wednesday announced it will be releasing a documentary film and putting out a magazine tackling the administration’s war against drugs, the centerpiece program of President Rodrigo Duterte.

The government’s public information agency hopes the documentary and magazine will help address the supposed spread of inaccurate narratives on the anti-illegal drug campaign.

“We hope that both the documentary and the magazine will help enlighten everyone on the whole-of-nation approach the government is taking to address the problem of illegal drugs,” said PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar.

The PCOO produced an hour-long documentary titled “Gramo” which will scrutinize the administration’s accomplishments in countering illicit drugs.

The magazine “Saving the Future of a Nation: Countering Hard Drugs” will feature key performance indicators in the drug war and emphasize on illegal drugs’ harmful social effects.

Andanar said the administration will stay firm on its mandate to rid the Philippines of illegal drugs despite detractors’ “negative portrayal.”

“Criticisms have been made with regards to this matter, in part through the proliferation of misinformation and fact-twisting by the [opposition] and other interest groups,” Andanar said.

THREATENING REPORT?

Opposition leader and Vice President Leni Robredo is expected to release on Monday her report on the government’s war against illegal drugs.

“Walang dapat matakot. Medyo nakakatawa nga na parang ‘yung anticipation nananakot ako. Wala naman tayong tinatakot,” said Robredo.

Robredo said the report will include lapses and gaps in the drug war which she found during her 18 days as Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs co-chairperson.

Robredo, who was elected separtely, also said the report will include her recommendations to improve on the anti-drug campaign. (Nicole Dacanay/MM)

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