Cops plant trees in camp-A A +A
By Ric Sapnu
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga -- At least 300 different saplings of Narra and Acacia were planted by police officials here at the nursery inside this camp, Wednesday.
Chief Superintendent Raul Petrasanta, Police Regional Office-3 director, said that the annual tree planting activity was part of the Philippine Arbor Day celebration.
Petrasanta said the activity advocates social relevance and promotes environmental awareness.
He said the tree planting is in support to Proclamation No. 643 known as “Philippine Arbor Day” which enjoins the active participation of all government-owned and controlled corporations, private sector, schools, civil society groups and the citizenry.
The activity was also in line with addressing global warming and climate change, Petrasanta said.
He said the tree planting activity was imperative for the awareness of every PNP personnel as well as other government agencies for the conservation and protection of the environment.
All senior staff officers and non-commissioned police officers including non-uniformed personnel joined the tree planting activity.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on June 26, 2014.