Courtesy Visit of Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines HE Neil Reeder to Sec. Sylvestre Bello III

His Excellency Neil Reeder, Canadian ambassador to the Philippines, paid a courtesy visit to Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III at the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) office on Friday morning, August 5, to express his support to the peace process between the government of the Philippines and the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CCP/NPA/NDF).

Ambassador Reeder also discussed the Canadian government's support to the Bangsamoro peace process in enhancing the capacities of the police for peacebuilding. He also talked about how Canada is working closely with the Norwegian government to support the peace process with the NDF. Canada also supports the Jobstart project of the DOLE.