Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (5th from left) joins heads and representatives of the Manila Bay Task Force (MBTF) member agencies in a photo opportunity following their first organizational meeting held Wednesday (March 13, 2019) in Quezon City. The MBTF was created by virtue of Administrative Order No. 16, Expediting the Rehabilitation and Restoration of the Coastal and Marine Ecosystem of the Manila Bay and Creating the Manila Bay Task Force, issued by President Rodrigo RoaDuterte. Cimatu is MBTF chair while DENR Undersecretary Atty. Ernesto D. Adobo, Jr. (3rd from left), is the MBTF Secretariat chair. Others in photo are (1st row, from left): DENR Undersecretaries Benny Antiporda and Sherwin Rigor; Interior and Local Government Undersecretary EpimacoDensing III; Tourism Undersecretary Arturo Boncato, Jr.; Human Settlements and Urban Development Director Mylene Rivera; Health Director Napoleon Arevalo, M.D.; Local Water Utilities Administration Division Manager Engr. VirgilioBombeta, and DENR Assistant Secretary Corazon Davis. Also in photo are representatives of the Department of Agriculture, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System, Philippine National Police Maritime Group, Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Ports Authority, Manila Water Company, Inc. and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. ###