TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, June 16(PIA) – As the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the region celebrates its founding anniversary last June 10 marking 30 years since it was created, employees who have been serving the agency for 30 years were given recognition in a simple ceremony.
The recognition was one of the highlights of the celebration under the theme “DENR@30 Pagbubuklod para sa Kalikasan.
In a press statement, DENR-8 regional director Leonardo Sibbaluca emphasized the importance of uniting all efforts for a clean and healthy environment.
“We need the cooperation of everyone, let’s continue to join hands in aiming for a safe and sound environment,” Sibbaluca said.
Maita Reina G./Sucgang, chief, DENR-8 regional public affairs office said Sibbaluca is calling all sectors of society for cooperation as he assures the public that the agency will work harder for the protection and conservation of the environment and natural resources.
The office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was created June 10, 1987 when former President Corazon Aquino signed executive order no.192 reorganizing the Department of Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (DEENR) into DENR.(DENR8/PIA8)