BAMBANG, Nueva VizcayaJanuary 22 (PIA) - The local government unit here in partnership with the Land Transportation Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and transport cooperatives in the province recently conducted a tree planitng activity in two barangays of this town.
Mayor Pepito Balgos said the activity which was conducted at the Sanitary Land Fill at Barangay Aliaga and at the Bambang Integrated Agro-Tourism and Learning Site (BIATLS) in barangay San Antonio South also drew support and participation from the variosu sectors.
"As we have done before, thsi activity is being spearheaded by the LTFRB to encourage transport cooperative members in this noble endeavor of planting additional trees for our environment," he said.
He also said the activity aims to increase and promote the awareness of various sectors on environmental protection through planting of trees.
The activity was participated by members of the transport cooperatives such as the Belance Transport Cooperative (BTC), First Novo Vizcayano Travellers Transport Cooperative (FNVTTC), Kasibu Transport Cooperative (KTC), Kayapa Transport Cooperative (KTC), the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) and the Office of Transport Cooperative (OTC).
The transport cooperatives manage and operate their modernized Public Utility Vehicles(PUVs at the Bambang Integrated Transport Terminal(BITT) in barangay Calaocan in this town. (ALM/BME/PIA 2-NUeva Vizcaya)