NAMRIA joins DENR Inter-Bureau Tournament 2017
By: Jeff Aguillon

NAMRIA representatives attended the opening ceremony of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Inter-Bureau Tournament 2017 held at the DENR Main Office in Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City on 08 May 2017. All bureaus and attached agencies under DENR participated in the event.
The NAMRIA delegates to the DENR Inter-Bureau Tournament 2017
The program started with an assembly of participants in front of the DENR Hostel followed by the parade of the teams around the DENR compound. DENR Officer in Charge, Assistant Secretary for Human Resource Development and Administration Jesus Enrico Moises B. Salazar gave the welcome remarks. Undersecretary for Administration, Finance and Management Demetrio L. Ignacio, Jr.  gave an inspirational talk and declared the DENR Inter-Bureau Tournament 2017 open.
The parade of teams
A roll call of the participating teams and presentation of each team’s muse were led by the emcee for the event, Ms. Ma. Magnolia Q. Danganan.  Meanwhile, Mr. Gerson Taoingan, President of the Kalipunan ng mga Kawani sa Kagawaran ng Kalikasan (K4), administered the Oath of Sportmanship.
Oath of  Sportsmanship by K4 President Taoingan
A mixed-participant volleyball exhibition game, by various DENR officials and selected players from participating teams, concluded the event. 
 All eyes and camera lenses on Deputy Administrator Jose C. Cabanayan, Jr. during the volleyball exhibition game

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