Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus G. Dureza attended the Annual Patronal Fiesta of the Municipality of Janiuay in Iloilo last 28 January 2017 as one of the coronation speakers. In his message, he highlighted that OPAPP is working decisively with regards the peace process with the National democratic Front as well as the Revolutionary Proletarian Army – Alex Boncayao Brigade, the rebel groups which are present in the Iloilo region.

He also shared the positive progress of the recent peace talks in Rome. Further, he reminded that peace work cannot be hastened for important matters has to be taken one step at a time.