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LIPA CITY – The Marikina River Basin Master Plan (MRBMP) was finally endorsed by the Region 4A NEDA-RDC to the DENR Central Office on June 11, 2015 at the 2015 RDC Second Quarter Full Council Meeting after it was endorsed by the RDC Sectoral Committee on Economic Development (SCED) and Macroeconomy Administration Development (SMAD) and Provincial/Local Development Councils of Rizal, Marikina and Quezon City on May 2015.
The meeting was chaired by Dir. Luis Banua of NEDA IV-A. Officials and representatives of the different National Government Agencies, local officials from Calabarzon and concerned Non-Government Organizations attended the meeting. Mr. Joselito Rodriguez, Jr, representing SCED Chairperson Mayor Arlene Arcillas, presented a brief background of the Marikina River Basin and the current status of the Master Plan. The MRBMP was approved with the condition to present the master plan to the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) Board and to include the Automation of Flood Warning System (AWS) in the Master Plan.