DBM GRANTS P17-M TO MUNTI LGU FOR CONSTRUCTION OF “GREEN” PROJECT

DBM GRANTS P17-M TO MUNTI “GREEN” PROJECT:Muntinlupa LGU is among the first batch of the 145 cities in the country to receive assistance from the Department of Budget and Management for its greening projects. Muntinlupa Environmental Sanitation Center chief Lorna Misa (2nd from left), representing Mayor Jaime Fresnedi, receives symbolic plant of assistance from DBM Sec. Benjamin Diokno and Sen. Sonny Angara in the launching of the Green, Green, Green Program at the National Museum of National History, Manila last October 1. The programaims to make Philippine cities more livable and sustainable through the development of the open public spaces. In Muntinlupa, the fund will be utilized for the Urban Landscaping Development of Alabang Viaduct.

 

The local government of Muntinlupa is among the first batch of recipients of the Department of Budget and Management’s “Green, Green, Green” program which funds local greening projects.

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) launched the “Green, Green, Green” program at the National Museum of Natural History, Manila on October 1 which aims to make the country’s 145 cities more livable and sustainable through the development of public open spaces.

“Green, Green, Green” is a component of the Duterte administration’s infrastructure development program, “Build, Build, Build.”

Muntinlupa Environmental Sanitation Center chief Lorna Misa, representing Mayor Jaime Fresnedi, attended the launching event and received a symbolic plant of assistance from DBM Sec. Benjamin Diokno and Sen. Sonny Angara.

DBM has allotted P17,290,754 for the City Government of Muntinlupa.

Misa said the fund has been appropriated for the Urban Landscaping Development of Alabang Viaduct which will be implemented this year by the Urban Greening Cluster.

Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi welcomes the provision of the fund to construct public open spaces and lauds the DBM for the initiative.

Other officials attending the launching event were Senator Loren Legarda, Climate Change Commission, Philippines secretary Manny de Guzman, Malabon Mayor AntolinOreta, Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez, and among others.

 

*Source: Public Information Office