Basilan-wide Simultaneous Clean-up Drive and Tree Planting Activities

Brgy Tumahubong Sumisip Basilan Province – The 64th Infantry (Knights) Battalion under the leadership of LTC RENANTE D BESA INF (GSC) PA, Commanding Officer of this unit participated in the Province-wide simultaneous clean up drive of coastal areas and in Brgy, Municipal and National roads and tree planting activities in the whole province of Basilan, today, February 10, 2021.

In partnership with the provincial government agencies of Basilan from Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries of Basilan (DAF-Basilan) and all Brgys under Sumisip and Maluso municipality, simultaneous clean up drives, coastal clean up drives and tree planting of 299 seedlings of trees such as narra, mahogany and mangrove specifically in Brgy Buli Buli and Brgy Tikus of Sumisip Basilan were conducted.

The said activity was a product of intensive collaboration of the 101st Brigade, 64th Infantry Battalion and the provincial government of Basilan in preserving the natural resources of the province.

“The unit’s initiative and the impeccable need of preserving nature coincides with the aim of the provincial government. We wholeheartedly support this kind of activities as it imbibes with the objective of our clean and green program. ” – LTC BESA

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