Comval Gov Uy and Sec. Cimatu ink MOA for Naboc River
Davao City—Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A Cimatu and Compostela Valley Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy led the Signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the rehabilitation of Naboc River located in Monkayo, Comval Privince on July 16, 2019 at the DENR Region XI, Quadrangle, Km. 7, Lanang Davao City.
Attending and gracing the program were Hon. Ruth M. Tawantawan, CESO II, the Assistant Secretary for Field Operations-Eastern Mindanao and Regional Executive Director in concurrent capacity – RXI, representatives from the office of Secretaries of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), high ranking officials from the AFP and PNP, DENR officials and personnel, and the provincial and local government officials of Comval.
“Mining should not just be for profit and financial gains of individual investors, but for the people and country as well. We will take the challenge of improving its contribution to the economy and to also rehabilitate the areas, through concerted efforts, to protect the country’s rivers from degradation and pollution. Naboc River is our pilot area and the success of its rehabilitation must be replicated in other mining areas of the country,” said Sec. Cimatu.
Meanwhile, Governor Uy in his response said “l will fully commit my time, my effort and my passion to clean up this Naboc River and support the advocacy of the DENR and the President as well.”
The MOA is for the Rehabilitation, Desilting and Quarrying of the Naboc River in Monkayo, Comval Province. #YEStoDavaoDeOro (Rey Antibo, ID Comval)
Environment Secretary Roy A Cimatu and Compostela Valley Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy led the Signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the rehabilitation of Naboc River located in Monkayo, Comval Province (Rehabilitation, Desilting, and Quarrying of the Naboc River) on July 16, 2019 at the DENR Region XI, Quadrangle, Km. 7, Lanang Davao City. (Provincial Photos)