The Mines and Geosciences Bureau RXI conducted a Turn Over Ceremony last June 4 to welcome the incoming MGB RXI Regional Director Atty. Jasper Alberto H. Lascano.  Among those who attended the ceremony include  Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) RXI Regional Director Ruth M. Tawantawan who acknowledged the incoming Regional Director Atty. Lascano with a welcome message. In his acceptance speech, Atty. Lascano expressed his commitment to implement change to further improve public service. He encouraged employees and stakeholders to work together and cooperate to  combat illegal mining. He also promised strengthened enforcement and image building as areas of improvement. DENR Special Order No. 2018-399 dated April 12, 2018 assigned outgoing Regional Director Engr. Constancio A. Paye, Jr. to MGB RXII while Atty. Jasper H. Lascano from MGB Central Office to MGB RXI as the new Regional Director.

RD Constancio A. Paye, Jr. (left) hands over the MGB flag to RD Atty. Jasper Alberto H. Lascano (Right) while MGB CO Acting Director Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano looks on.