Laoag City Mayor Michael Marcos Keon there is a way for sustained economic growth without completely destroying the environment.
It was why the politiko led the launching of the Mangga, Marunggay, Katuday Boulevard and Miniforest in Barangay 37 Calayab on Sunday, September 20.
“While I envision Laoag City to have a progressive and sustained economic growth, I believe that it is also our shared responsibility to care for, protect and preserve our environment,” Keon said in a Facebook post.
“Yesterday, yours truly led the launching of the Mangga, Marunggay, Katuday Boulevard and Miniforest in Brgy. 37 Calayab, Laoag City where we planted mango, moringa, katuray, mahogany and aroo tree seedlings along the road going to my residence and at the vacant lot at the back of the barangay cemetery,” he added.