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Puno ng puno! Naga Mayor John Bongat celebrates Arbor Day

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Naga Mayor John Bongat took Arbor Day seriously.

And no, it was not about asking your friends to give you their things.

Bongat said some 7,000 trees were planted on Arbor Day, a holiday when individuals are encouraged to plant trees, and during Naga’s Pilimania anniversary.

The mayor thanked city and barangay officials and private individuals who joined the earth-friendly activity, as well as the Naga View Adventist College which dedicated 9 hectares to plant Pili trees.

With their collective effort, Naga is becoming greener and a better place to live in!

“MORE THAN 7,000 TREES PLANTED ON ARBOR DAY TODAY AND DURING YESTERDAY’S 7TH PILIMANIA ANNIVERSARY! Thank you City and Barangay Officials, City ENRO headed by Engr Alex Caning and all city govt dept heads and employees, to the Naga View Adventist College that has dedicated 9 hectares of their private property for Pili trees, to DepEd Naga, teachers and students, the Phil. Army, PNP, BFP, MNWD, and to the thousands of our fellow Nagueños and Nagueñas, young and old, representing all sectors, coming from both government and private organizations and institutions, and to all pro-environment stakeholders who joined the tree-planting activities today and yesterday. nDios mabalos po hali sa mga opisyales kan ciudad, sakuya asin VM Nelson Legacion and Councilors, asin sa Chairperson kan Pilimania Project, FL Farah Bongat! #7000TreesOn70thNagaCityCharterAnniversary #SaPagtarabanganPadagosNaMauswagKita,” Bongat posted on Facebook.