City Employees join Philippine Arbor Day

Pursuant to DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2012-70 dated April 17, 2012 with regards to Executive Order No. 24 last February 24, 2011 of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III mandating the implementation of the National Greening Program (NGP) as government priority and relative to the celebration of Philippine Arbor Day every 25th of June by planting trees and ornamental plants and other forms of relevant activities, select employees of the City Government of Catbalogan planted seedlings at Barangay Lagundi, this city.

Said activity was participated in by Liga nga mga Barangay Federation President Hon. Edward M. Uy and City Councilor Hon. Stephany Uy-Tan along with the different Department Heads, Officers, and City Employees.

Coffee Seedlings were provided by the City Agriculture’s Office and the site where these seedlings were planted was near the Motorpool Station and the City Jail of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) at Barangay Lagundi. Said treeplanting activity at the same location was a follow-up after a similar activity on 2010 during the Women’s Month Celebration.

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