BOC Renews Partnership With PDEA
In line with the Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) commitment to strengthen border security and drive against illegal drugs, the Bureau today signed the Memorandum of Agreement which renews the partnership between BOC and PDEA
The MOA signing was held at the PDEA Building Main Activity Area in Quezon City. BOC Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero and PDEA Director General Wilkins M. Villanueva headed the MOA signing which was witnessed by key Officials of the BOC and PDEA as well as various members of the media.
The MOA is expected to further improve intelligence sharing and operational coordination between the BOC and PDEA. To date, the partnership of the two agencies has resulted to billions of pesos worth of illegal drugs, paraphernalia, apparatus and equipment.
The BOC is committed in its mandate to protect the country’s border and enforce the provisions of RA 9165 or the Anti-Dangerous Drugs Act and RA 10863 or the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act.