Two educational foundations has rejected allegations of involvement in any unlawful, prison or terrorist exercise in the Philippines and in different nations.
Integrative Center for Alternative Development Foundation, Inc. (ICAD) and Pacific Dialogue Foundation, Inc. (PDF) had been earlier implicated to having suspected ties with the terror group behind the lethal coup try in Turkey final yr.
“ICAD and PDF have never been involved in any criminal activities, much less terrorist activities in the Philippines or elsewhere. ICAD and PDF are also not affiliated with any terrorist organization,” they stated in an announcement.
“We do not and have never had any links with any group involved in terror attacks,” added ICAD and PDF.
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella earlier stated the army was verifying the assertion of Turkish Ambassador to the Philippines Esra Cankorur concerning the presence of Turkish terrorists, notably the Fethullah Gulen Movement, in the nation.
ICAD is a non-public non-stock, non-profit and non-government group established below Philippine legal guidelines on April 1996.
ICAD runs the Filipino-Turkish Tolerance School in Zamboanga City, Fountain International School in Metro Manila, and Academia Language and Review Center in San Juan City and Pasig City.
These faculties don’t educate faith and settle for college students of all spiritual backgrounds as ICAD’s mandate is to advertise peace and understanding by means of training amongst folks of various cultures.
PDF, in the meantime, is a non-stock, non-profit, educational and cultural basis established by a gaggle of Filipino and Turkish volunteers in 2011. (Leslie D. Venzon/Philippine News Agency)