MIAGAO, Iloilo – The Municipality of Miagao will be recipient of the technical assistance on Solid Waste Management from the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV).

This after UPV School of Technology Dean Dr. Ramer Bautista and Professor Dennis Ong paid courtesy to Mayor Macario N. Napulan MD, through OIC Municipal Administrator John Nocal,and signified their interest of helping the Municipality on Solid Waste Management.

OIC MENRO Isidro Mosura, Jr. said that they (Dr. Bautista and Professor Ong) will assist the local government in the establishment of the Sanitary Land Fill and biogas technology.

“Their visit is actually a jumpstart of this very much welcome initiative. We need their expertise. I am glad that they came to help our Office,” said Mr. Mosura.

MENRO is the office-in-charge of implementing RA 9003 otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. (ABMande)