Department of Tourism Regional Director for Region VI, Atty. Helen Catalbas is scheduled to arrive in Boracay Island on Tuesday, June 11.
Catalbas is visiting for a scheduled Luncheon Press Conference on Friday, June 14 to be held at a resort in the island.
According to DOT Officer –In-Charge, Tim Ticar, Catalbas will be answering at the Press Conference different questions related to issues about Boracay.
While Ticar admitted that he did not have ideas on what particular concern Catalbas has for visiting Boracay, he believes that the visit of the DoT Regional Director has to do with the environment related issues in the island.
It was learned from Ticar that Atty Catalbas is the spokesperson for the Regional Technical Working Group that was formed by President Benigno Aquino III for Baguio City and Boracay Island.
Meanwhile, according to research, the President deputized the Technical Working Group for a comprehensive plan to safeguard what were classified assets of the country-Baguio and Boracay.
The DoT, Department of Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Interior and Local Government, and the Local Government Unit comprise the Technical Working Group.