Actors Gabby Concepcion and Richard Gutierrez were both offered a new role—to become the country's ambassadors for peace.
According to TV Patrol World's reportaired lastnight, September 20, Presidential Peace Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. issued theinvitation to the two actors during the ‘Run for Peace' activity,which was part of the nationwide observance of Peace Month held everySeptember.
Gabby and Richard joined more than 4,000 participants of the10-kilometer fun run from Quirino Grandstand in Manila to the Cultural Centerin Pasay City and back to the grandstand.
Gabby was amenable to the idea of being thecountry's peace ambassador. Likewise, Richard stated his desire to end the armed conflicts in thecountry so we can move forward.The two actors are now in the same league as Robin Padilla and Manny Pacquiao, who were recognized as Ambassadors of Peace duringthe Global Peace Festival in 2007.