DENR RIV B HOLDS PRESSCON AT CALAPAN CITY, ORIENTAL MINDORO
DENR RIV B Regional Technical Director Oscar Dominguez asked the help of media for the fast and efficient dissemination of Land Management challenges particularly in Republic Act No. 10023 or the Residential Free patent Law.
RTD Dominguez made a call during the opening of the Press Conference held in Calapan City last February 20, 2013, wherein he called on the media to give more emphasis on the new Residential Free Patent Law. He stressed that a well-informed citizen translates to empowered individuals willing to have information regarding land management and administration. He also called for a stronger partnership among the media to provide the public a better framed story that make more sense and relevance to the public everyday's life.
Together with RTD Dominguez, were OENR Director Legal Services Atty. Edgardo Gerobin, Chief Land Management Division Bayani Mantubig, Chief, Survey Division Engr. Roman Legaspi and the new Provincial Environment and Natural Resource Officer (PENRO) Mary June Maypa of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.Also in the group of resource persons, were the Chief, Planning Staff Ms. Carmelita A. Oayag and Chief, Center of Land Administration and Management Program (CLAMP) Ms. Alice Robles from the Land Management Bureau.
The media present during the Press Conference were Dir. Luis Cueto of PIA, Calapan Cltv.Ms. Gina O. Macula, HalconStar Newspaper, Ms. Arleen Escober Mindoro Filipino Update, Ms. Lyn Mallen of Island Hot News, Mr. Herbert Perez of Calapan (PIO), Mr. Randy Digma of DWIM,Caiapan City, Junard Acapulco of Mindoro Pilipino Update and Irish Vallade and Jun Barcelona from CalapanTV Net.
The Press Conference aimed to disseminate the law, (RA 10023) and enjoined the public to take advantage of this hew program of the government. Not only this is free, but this will also legalize private land rights of qualified Filipinos who are found to be occupvlng zoned residential lands without appropriate land titles.
A brief video presentation on the Story of our Lands was shown. Topicdiscussed was the laws on Residential Free patent (RA 10023) and its Implementing Rules.and Regulation (IRR) by Engr. Roman S. Legaspi.