Zambo prepares for All Saints’, Souls’ Days-A A +A
Monday, October 21, 2013
PREPARATIONS are underway for the observance of the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days in Zamboanga City, a local government official said Monday.
City Administrator Antonio Orendain Jr. said the local government is calling a meeting of all concerned stakeholders as part of the preparations.
He said the meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, and among those invited are police and military officials, as well as civic groups, Philippine Red Cross (PRC), City Health Office, and others.
He said heads and in-charge of parishes with cemetery and owners of memorial parks will also be invited to attend the meeting.
Among the things to be discussed is security and traffic rerouting scheme, he added.
Orendain said the meeting will be conducted to ensure the protection of thousands of people who usually flock to cemeteries on All Souls? Day to pay respect to their departed loved ones.
He said there will also be rerouting of traffic scheme in some areas leading to cemeteries in the city to ensure the smooth flow of vehicles. (Bong Garcia)