RDC 9 to meet in Siayan PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 25 August 2011 14:04

The Regional Development Council-9 (RDC-9)will touch base with the grassroot communities by holding its 137th meeting on September 1, 2011 at Siayan Training Center, Siayan Municipality, Zamboanga del Norte. This is one strategy of bringing the Council closer to the constituents of Region 9.

RDC-9 Chair, Mayor Evelyn T. Uy of Dipolog City, will preside the meeting to discuss regional concerns on priority bridges, selection and adoption of watershed by the Council, closed fishing season for sardines, Fishery Administrative Order No. 233, health and nutrition, Medium-Term Regional Development Investment Program, Regional Development Research Agenda, and mining, among others.

During the meeting, Assistant Secretary Camilo G. Gudmalin of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, will likewise present the status of implementation of the agency’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, otherwise known as 4Ps.

The National Economic and Development Authority IX, serving as the RDC IX secretariat, coordinates all of the Council’s activities to facilitate the formulation of responsive development interventions to stimulate the region’s economic and social growth. — Vilma M. Julian/NEDA 9