The Delgado Brothers (Delbros Group), a leader in logistics, agriculture and other businesses, recently donated 12 brand new KTM motorcycles to the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). This is part of its continuing corporate social responsibility and stakeholder capacity building program, which Delbros has been doing throughout its 75 years of operations in the country.
A total of five KTM motorbikes were turned over to the AFP during a ceremony and deed of donation signing held in Camp General E. Aguinaldo, Quezon City. Commander, GHQ & Headquarters Service Command Colonel George Joel N. Lalaquil PA; ably assisted by Captain Joselito De Guzman PN (deputy Commander); and Major Evangeline Nualda PA (CO, MP Battalion); received three units while the rest were provided to the AFP Office of Legislative Affair headed by Colonel Acmad U. Omar Jr PAF and Maj. Gabriel Arañez PA. The AFP lauded the Delbros Group’s initiatives, citing that the vehicles will enhance their incident response capacity and liaison services with both houses of Congress respectively.
“On behalf of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, I thank the Delbros Group, led by Chairman Jose Eduardo Delgado, for this generosity. This grant of five units will not only boost the capability of the Armed Forces but it will also uplift the well-being of our personnel," said Army Major Nualda.
For the PNP, the Delgado Group allocated seven KTM motorcycles, underscoring its commitment to public service. Five units will be distributed around Metro Manila while the other two will be stationed in Mindanao. PNP Chief General Guillermo Eleazar and Police Brigadier General Alexander Tagum from the PNP Highway Patrol Group spearheaded the donation acceptance. Also present during the event were Edgar Santos of Delbros Leasing and Marianne Mendoza of United Parcel Service (UPS) Philippines. PNP General Guillermo Eleazar said he was grateful for the support of the Delbros Group.
“With these donations, we can be more effective in the delivery of the services that are expected of us from the Filipino people,” said the PNP Chief.
The common goal of having a peaceful and progressive nation will only be possible if the PNP and the private sector work together for the greater good of the country, Chief PNP Eleazar said.
According to Jose Eduardo Delgado, Chairman of the Delbros Group, “We are strongly committed to national and community development. We salute the AFP and the PNP in preserving public safety and maintaining peace and order. Providing you with high quality and reliable vehicles is Delbros’ way of reinforcing your capability to better fulfill your roles and duties in society”.
The donated 12 units of KTM 390 Duke motorcycles are high performance vehicles with motorsports proven technology, a trademark of the renowned Austrian brand, which has manufacturing operations in the Philippines.
“We are delighted that the Delbros Group chose KTM Duke Motorcycles for this CSR initiative. We trust that this urban warrior will serve the AFP and PNP well by delivering speed, reliability, and performance.” said Christopher Bautista, Sales Manager of Iconic Dealership Inc, the Ayala-owned KTM Authorized Dealer in the Philippines.
The Delbros Group is a leader in the logistics industry, most notably as the operator of the United Parcel Service (UPS) subsidiary in the Philippines.