The House of Representatives has approved third and final reading on three measures authored by Samar Rep. Sharee Ann Tan (2nd district).
The approved bills refer to the declaration as eco-tourism sites the Ulot River in Paranas(House Bill Number 9586), Lulugayan Falls in Calbiga(HB 9825); and the Sohoton and Natural Bridge in Basey(HB9827) in Basey.
All measures, now transmitted to the Senate for similar bills, calls for funding needed for the implementation of these areas as eco-tourism attractions in the province.
The Samar lawmaker, who made this announcement on August 26 through her Facebook account, said that she is hopeful with the bills now transmitted to the Senate will paved the way for the national government to fund and assist the locals.
Tan also cited the people’s organizations manning the three tourism sites as the heart of these projects, as she stressed that the her office together with that of the provincial government are just there to support, guide and enable them.
Tan also called on the people not to get despair during this time of pandemic she believes that they could surpass it as she vowed her continued support to the people of Samar, particularly in the second congressional district of the province.
(LIZBETH ANN A. ABELLA)