BSP hosts Asia-Pacific scouting confab

MANILAThe Boy Scouts of the Philippines is ready to host the 26th Asia Pacific Regional (APR) Scout Conference on Oct. 15-20, BSP Secretary General Rogelio Villa Jr. said.

"All BSP machineries are now in place to ensure the success of the event," he said.

The event, themed "Growth and Stability," will be held at the Philippine International Convention Center. It will gather leaders of National Scouting Organizations from 29 member countries in the Asia Pacific Region.

Villa believes that the conference "will be one of the most memorable gathering of Scouts leaders in the region."

Aside from the conference, there would three secondary events that will be hosted by the BSP in different dates and venues.

The Asia Pacific Region Course for Leaders Trainers was held on Oct. 6-12, followed by the 9th APR Scout Youth Forum on Oct. 9-12, and the Chief Scouts Executives Meet on October 13. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency