The Environmental Management Bureau – Region I kicked off the celebration of the 121st Philippine Civil Service Anniversary under the theme of “Transforming Public Service in the Next Decade: Honing Agile and Future-Ready Servant-Heroes” through a virtual flag-raising ceremony and launching of the “Lupang Hinirang” video featuring the various EMB-I programs and activities on clean air management, water quality management and solid waste management on September 1, 2021 via video conferencing.

EMB-I Regional Director, Engr. Maria Dorica Naz-Hipe, expressed her appreciation to the EMB-I personnel for their tireless efforts and services for the public and underscored the significant roles that they play in implementing environmental laws and protecting the environment for the present and future generations. She likewise encouraged the EMB-I employees to regularly attend trainings to gain more knowledge and hone their skills to become capable and ready to accept the challenges not only of COVID-19 pandemic but also in the future. Regional Director Hipe also reminded the EMB-I workforce to strictly observe the minimum health protocols as preventive measure against COVID-19.

The Civil Service Anniversary video message of Regional Director Hipe, which encourages her fellow civil servants to work together to rise to the challenges brought about by the pandemic towards a better normal, was also played at the DENR-Region I lobby.

The “Lupang Hinirang” video of EMB-I can be viewed on the EMB-Region I Youtube channel.

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