Gina Lopez leads Earth Day celebration at La Mesa Eco Park


Posted at Apr 22 2017 04:23 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez leads the Earth day celebration at the La Mesa Eco Park, Quezon City. Photo by Abner Mercado, ABS-CBN News

MANILA- Environment Secretary Gina Lopez called on Filipinos to do their part in taking care of the environment as she led the Earth Day celebration at the La Mesa Eco Park, Quezon City on Saturday.

The celebration began with an interfaith prayer, which gathered representatives from different religious sectors and drew students from various schools.

In her speech, Lopez emphasized the need for love of the environment and urged Filipinos to do their share in protecting nature. 

Lopez also participated in a ritual for the "healing" of the environment.

--report from Jeffrey Hernaez, ABS-CBN News