By: Flor Jackson
NAVAL, Biliran, April 14, (PIA) – Some 2,400 youth in the province of Biliran coming from its 132 barangays and sitios were gathered and actively participating in the two-day Provincial Youth Congress held at the provincial capitol compound in Brgy. Calumpang, Naval, Biliran.
This was learned by PIA from Dionisio Oliva, Information Officer of the provincial government of Biliran in a telephone interview.
He informed that the gathering of the youth in Biliran is spearheaded by the DOK Roger’s 4-H Club in coordination with the different youth organizations in the eight municipalities of the province and the provincial government of Biliran.
He added that the provincial youth congress is the best opportunity for the Biliran youth to learn something that would enhance their life while attending the activity during summer vacation.
The participants to the activity had the opportunity to listen to lecture sessions in areas of values development, leadership, planning a career, time management , healthy lifestyle and many other topics that lead to their total development as members of their respective community and as citizens of the country.
Topics on personality development and how to become good family members also form part of the lecture series given to the participants to the provincial youth congress.
The youth in Biliran always look forward to the provincial youth congress as their yearly activity because of the gains they get out of their participation. (FEJ/PIA-Biliran)