PH media show episode to tackle water concession crisis


On Wednesday, 22 January 2020, the ninth (9th) episode of “The Virtual Presser” will feature Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, Administrator of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS). The discussion will focus on the following issues—the concession agreement with Manila Water and Maynilad; plans beyond the termination of the concessionaires’ contracts by 2022; possible solutions to address anticipated water shortages for 2020; planned construction of the Kaliwa and Wawa Dams among others.

The Virtual Presser, organized by the Office of the Global Media Affairs, is PCOO’s interactive online video platform to engage with the international media and foreign audiences. OGMA is tasked to connect government policymakers with the global media and promote the Philippine government’s priority policy messages through engagements with foreign audiences.
DATE: 15 January 2020 (Wednesday)
TIME: 3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) Administrator Emmanuel Salamat
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Please RSVP on or before 21 JANUARY 2020, 05:00 PM, Manila time. A notification, which includes the mechanics of the virtual press conference, will be sent once registration is successful.

Participants are requested to be on standby at 2:30 PM as the virtual press conference will start at 03:00 PM (Manila time).