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City Mayor Delights In ASEAN Clean City Tourist Award

San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr. was very pleased when the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Clean Tourist City Award was presented to him, yesterday.

ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard Plaque City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr. holding the ASEAN Award
  plaque with (L-R) Engr. Loreto Sanchez, SP Jose Carlos Villarante,
  City Tourism Officer PG Maisog and CEMO-EMS II Engr. Arthur
  Batomalaque

Valmayor reminded the City Tourism Office and the City Environment Management Office (CEMO) to review the indicators required by the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard, to improve on it especially the cleanliness and other environmental programs.

San Carlos City was the only place in the whole Visayas area that was granted said award after its evaluation conducted by the Department of Tourism on Oct. 25-28, 2017.

Sangguniang Panlungsod Member Dr. Jose Carlos Villarante, Committee member on the Environmental Protection and Natural Resources together with Eng. Arthur Batomalaque, Head of the Integrated Waste Management/Pollution Control Division of the CEMO received said award for San Carlos City during the ASEAN Tourism Forum in Chiang Mai,Thailand last Jan. 26, 2018.

City Tourism Officer Philip Gerard Maisog and Eng. Loreto Sanchez, Officer-In-Charge of the CEMO were also present during said presentation of award.

Other recipients of said award were Pasig City in Luzon and Davao City in Mindanao.