President Benigno Aquino III emphasized the importance of the Angat Dam and Dyke Strengthening Project that is headed and funded by the Angat Hydropower Corporation (AHC) during the project briefing this morning at Norzagaray, Bulacan.

“Tubig, kuryente, kabuhayan, at kaligtasan—sa saklaw na serbisyo’t benepisyo ng Angat Dam and Dike sa milyon-milyong Pilipino, talaga naman pong sulit na sulit ang bawat pisong ilalaan natin sa proyektong ito,” said the president.

AHC President Geung Jeon Hang and President Ramon Ang of San Miguel Corporation, co-owner of AHC briefed the president on the project and accompanied him around Angat Dam.

The event was attended by NPC President Ma. Gladys Cruz-Sta. Rita, OIC Secretary Zenaida Monsada of DOE, OIC President. Lourdes Alzona of PSALM and Bulacan local officials headed by Gov.Willy Alvarado and Rep. Joselito Mendoza of the province’s 3rd District.

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisimand DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson were also with President Aquino during the visit.