BOC Signs Manifesto Against Corruption in Support of PACC

As part of the Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) commitment to cleanse the Bureau and curb corruption, the Bureau on March 30, 2021 signed a Manifesto against corruption as part of its support to the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission. The activity was held in the OCOM Conference Room Port of Manila South Harbor, Manila.

The event was attended by PACC Chairman Greco Antonious Beda Belgica and was joined by PACC Executive Director Fortunato Guerrero. For the Bureau of Customs, BOC Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero led the delegation together with all the Deputy Commissioners, District Collectors, and Division Chiefs of the Bureau who attended virtually.

The Manifesto is aimed to support anti-corruption initiatives of the government which will be supported by the Bureau’s internal culture change and cleansing initiatives such as the enrollment of the Bureau of Customs to the Performance Governance System (PGS).

In his statement, Commissioner Rey Guerrero reiterated the commitment of the BOC to cleanse its ranks and weed out unscrupulous individuals from the Bureau. Commissioner Guerrero was also optimistic that with the Bureau’s move to modernize its facilities and systems, corruption will no longer have a place in the Bureau.