Lucio Tan, Ramon Ang,want to clean up major rivers in Metro Manila —Cimatu

Lucio Tan, Ramon Ang,want to clean up major rivers in Metro Manila —Cimatu




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SMC's Ramon Ang And PAL's Lucio Tan (photo credit to owner)

Business Tycoons Lucio Tan of Philippine Air Lines and Ramon Ang of San Miguel Corp. have made it known that they are much interested in cleaning up and rehabilitating major rivers in Metro Manila to compliment government efforts at restoring Manila Bay, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)  Secretary Roy Cimatu said.
During a forum , The DENR Sec. Cimatu said Ang offered to clean up Tullahan River—one of the most polluted rivers in Metro Manila.
Tullahan River springs from La Mesa Water Reservoir in Quezon City and empties into Manila Bay in Navotas City.
“I was very happy he offered assistance,” was the reaction of Cimatu over the offer of help extended by Ang.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is signing a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Mr. Ramon Ang next week.
Tycoon Lucio Tan also intends to help in cleaning up another major river in Metro Manila, which is a major contributor in polluting Manila Bay.
“We are still identifying kung anong river,” Cimatu said.
The DENR is now doing a technical search for a that will benefit from Tan’s help, Environment Undersecretary Sherwin Rigor explains.
“‘Yung kay Lucio Tan kami ang pipili,” he said. 

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