In keeping with the proper implementation of its priority thrusts and programs, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau held the FY 2024 2nd Quarter Management Conference on June 12 to 15, 2024 at Siargao Islands Convention Center in Siargao Islands, Surigao del Norte.

The conference was attended by the MGB OIC-Director, OIC-Assistant Director, Regional Directors, Division Chiefs of MGB Central Office, GAD Focal Person, MGBEA National President, and select Policy, Planning and International Affairs Division and MGB Regional Office No. XIII Staff.

From the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Atty. Juan Miguel T. Cuna, Undersecretary for Field Operations-Luzon and Visayas and Supervising Undersecretary for Mines and Geosciences Bureau and Environmental Management Bureau -Luzon and Visayas, and Undersecretary Joselin Marcus E. Fragada, Undersecretary for Field Operations-Mindanao and Supervising Undersecretary for MGB and EMB-Mindanao, took part in the conference and delivered messages.  On the same note, Surigao del Norte Governor Robert Lyndon S. Barbers graced the conference and exchange pleasantries with the DENR and MGB Officials.

At the conference, the FY 2025 MGB Budget Proposal, Fund Utilization as of end of FY 2024 2nd Quarter and Updates on the Agreements during the FY 2024 1st Quarter Management Conference were presented. Moreover, the Regional Directors walked the participants through the Operational Issues and Concerns of the Regional Offices with Recommendations and went on to present their respective Physical and Financial Accomplishments from January to May 2024.  Updates on Returned Minahang Bayan Petitions, Filling-up of Positions, MGB Gender and Development Program and other matters were discussed as well.  Atty. Danilo U. Uykieng, MGB OIC-Director, formally concluded the conference with some parting remarks.


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