The DILG-ARMM officers and staffs showed tribute to their distinguished Assistant Regional Secretary (ASec), Dr. Sharifa Pearlsia A. Dans, who haa retired from public service after reaching the compulsory age of retirement at sixty-five (65) years old.

The activity was held at Al-Nor Convention Center, Cotabato City on January 18, 2018.

It was attended by the DILG-ARMM regional and provincial heads and staff, including representatives from other line agencies in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

ASec Dans rendered twelve (12) years of extraordinary service in the department, bringing various commendation because of her excellent work ethics and has served as the visual representation of the department’s mandate to its clients.

“We have been together ever since to see that the department is doing its diligent service to the public and to make the local government units (LGUs) functional,” DILG-ARMM Technical Service Director Lininding M. Lao stressed, during his Opening Remarks at the Retirement Party.

“Thank you for inspiring us to work in our best,” Regional Secretary of DILG-ARMM, Atty. Noor Hafizullah “Kirby” M. Abdullah said, as he gave kudos to the outgoing. “You are special to the agency as a whole because of the values you taught and shared to us,” he added.

“When kindness knows generosity, it will come back to you,” ASec Dans overwhelming said in response to the message of Secretary Abdullah. “You gave me gifts, and in response my gifts to you are happiness, serenity, success, family, caring friends, good health and beautiful memories since I love you all,” her parting message to her DILG-ARMM family.