3,000 personnel deployed for ASEAN 2017 launch

(Eagle News) — A ranking official of the Police Regional Office 11 on Monday announced that at least 3,000 security personnel will be deployed to ensure the safety of statesmen who will attend the launch of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN 2017 at the SMX Convention center to be held in Davao City on Sunday, January 15.

“Our task force is [composed of] around 3,000 composed of the Philippine National Police, members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Bureau of Fire and Protection, the Philippine Coast Guard, and different agencies such as Department of Interior and Local Government, and the Department of Health,” PRO 11 Chief Supt. Manuel Gaerlan said.