CIAC, DENR signs pact to protect and preserve wildlife against illegal trading

Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) chief Alexander Cauguiran (2nd from right) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 3 Assistant Regional Director Arthur Salazar (3rd from left) exchange documents following the successful signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) at the Azzurro Hotel in Angeles City on Tuesday which activated the Regional Wildlife Traffic Monitoring Unit (RWTMU) at the Clark International Airport. The unit focuses resources, expertise and awareness to ensure that the illegal global trade of species of wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature. Witnesses to the signing are: (L-R) DENR-3 Enforcement Division Chief Fred Sadueste; DENR-NCR Assistant Regional Director for Management Services Amelita Ortiz; DENR-NCR NAIA Wildlife Traffic Monitoring Unit Head Glen Pastorfide (background); and, CIAC Special Concerns Department Head ret. Col. Marcelino Ibañez, Jr. (Photo courtesy of CIAC – Corporate Communications Office)