DENR TURNOVER CEREMONY FROM SEC. RAMON PAJE TO SEC. GINA LOPEZ

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Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje passed the baton to incoming Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez in a turnover ceremony held at the Social Hall of the DENR Main Office in Visayas Avenue on July 1.

The ceremony was attended by all USECs, ASECs, all Bureau Directors, all Assistant Bureau Directors, all Service Directors, all Regional Directors, all Regional Directors of EMB and MGB and all Heads of Attached Agencies including Sec. Neric Acosta of LLDA.

Sec. Paje asked for all DENR officials and employees to double their support for Sec. Lopez and to include her and DENR in their prayers.

Sec. Lopez in her message reminded everybody not to do anything that will put at risk the lives of the people. She also said "When it comes to environment protection, everything is non-negotiable for the betterment of the Filipino people."

She mentioned several plans including a Hotline and an email on a regional level. She will make the DENR from a mere regulator to an initiator. She is looking forward to working with the youth, academe and civil society.

She also added that she is tasked as the Climate Change Cluster Head of the Duterte Administration.