The Korean representatives pose for a souvenir photo with NWRB Executive Director Sevillo David, Jr. (standing sixth from left, first row) and NWRB Project Team Leader Engr. Susan Abaño The NWRB is implementing the project entitled “Establishment of an Integrated 3D GIS-Based Water Resources Information System in the provinces of Pampanga and Bulacan” which is being funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). The implementation of the project was at the request of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and a result of the Korean Implementation Survey Team’s visit to the Philippines sometime in 2012.

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The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) joined the Congressional Policy and Budget Research Department (CPBRD) and the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) in the launching of the “Electronic Resource Base for Legislation (ERBL)” facility on October 17, 2012 at the North Wing Lobby of the House of the Representatives in Quezon City.

NWRB OIC, Executive Director Elenito M. Bagalihog delivers his response to the message of Resident Representative Kim Jinoh of KOICA Philippine Office during the signing of Record of Discussions for the proposed project entitled “Establishment of an Integrated 3D GIS-based Water Resources Management Information System in the Provinces of Pampanga and Bulacan” which was held on September 26, 2012 at the NWRB-VSP Hall. Lawyer Bagalihog stresses the importance of strengthened partnership between the Republic of Korea and the Philippines as well as an improved planning and decision-making on the part of the NWRB through the project that will be implemented for two years starting in 2013.     – Isidra D. Peñaranda