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July 20, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 08 has presented its programs and activities as well as discussed mining issues with SB – Albuera, Leyte during its Regular Session on July 18, 2022 at the Legislative Building, Municipal Hall, Albuera, Leyte.

In an effort to provide a better understanding and appreciation of MGB’s various programs and activities in consonance with its mandate, particularly in the promotion of responsible mining, RD Carlos Tayag initiated the dialogue with the SB members of Albuera, Leyte.

The Dialogue highlighted MGB’s programs, projects, activities and recent mining policies as well as pressing concerns within the jurisdiction of Albuera, Leyte.

In his message, RD Carlos Tayag emphasized MGB’s similar efforts aimed to establish close coordination with concerned LGUs having mining operations within their jurisdiction.

Meanwhile, SB members expressed gratitude to MGB-08 for such a meaningful endeavor and vowed to work closely with the government through MGB-08 to further advocate responsible mining and advance the interests of the people along with its goal to promote progress and development that will be enjoyed by its constituents.

The Dialogue was highly attended by SB-Albuera, Leyte members headed by Vice Mayor Imelda Fadul. It was also attended by the Municipal Mayor, Hon. Sixto B. de la Victoria.

Photos from Top-Bottom, L-R : RD Carlos Tayag delivers his message at the start of the Dialogue; Engr. Ayra Aragon and Geologist Jay Miralles representing Mine Management Division and Geosciences Division, respectively; Mayor de la Victoria asks a question during the Question and Answer session.