Congress to pass ROTC Bill this year
Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri confirmed that the Senate and the House of the Representatives agreed to pass at least six bills by yearend.
This include the Mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and National Service Training Program.
In the Senate, five bills were filed to strengthen the Citizen Armed Forces of the Philippines through ROTC for senior high school and tertiary education.
The measures aim to organize the youth into a capable pool of reserve officers, inculcate the value of patriotism.
“The cogs of the legislative mill are fully functioning. We in Congress have started on the right footing, on the right direction, kaya’t mataas po ang pag-asa namin na magiging madali ang ugnayan ng Executive at Legislative branches of government para matugunan ang mga pangangailangan ng ating mamamayan,” he said.