CEREMONIAL TURN-OVER OF ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT FOR THE PROTECTION, CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF PEATLANDS IN AGUSAN MARSH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

The Philippines’ telecommunication giant and digital services provider PLDT, Inc. (PLDT) and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) turned- over additional equipment to strengthen the protection and enforcement activities at Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary (AMWS) during the ceremonial turn-over ceremony held on October 25, 2021 at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City.

Left to right: PLDT Sustainability Executives Nova Concepcion and Edmar Pasilaban; PLDT Corporate Sustainability Office and Investor Relations Head, Melissa Vergel de Dios; DENR-BMB Director Datu Tungko M. Saikol; Caves, Wetlands and other Ecosystems Division (CAWED) OIC Anson M. Tagtag and CAWED Staff Jeffrey Jaymes Mesias.

Twelve (12) portable radios and 200 vests were handed-over by PLDT-Smart which will be used to strengthen the enforcement activities of Bantay Danao volunteers in Caimpugan peatland and other peatlands within the AMWS.

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