Iloilo Philippines | Philippine News Agency: The public can show their respect for the Philippine flag and love for the country by protecting the environment, says Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional executive director for Western Visayas during the celebration of the National Flag Day here in Iloilo.
She explained that the motto of the celebration, 'Maka Diyos, Makabayan, Makakalikasan, Makabansa' emphasizes the need for environmental protection.
"As we celebrate the National Flag Day may it remind us of the double concept on sustainable development. We have to translate that concept into practical reality," DENR regional executive director Lormelyn Claudio said.
She said the people must protect their environment to manifest their love for the country.
Claudio stressed that DENR in Western Visayas is going strong as far as protection of the environment is concerned.