ZCWD, stake holders dialogue set today PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 24 April 2015 14:52

The Zamboanga City Water district today sponsors a stakeholders’ dialogue with top city officials and invited guests from a cross section of the city.

“The Open Dialogue on the Current Water situation in Zamboanga City’ will be held at the poolside restaurant of the Marcian Garden Hotel along Gov. Camins Road.

Upon the instance of District 1 Rep. Celso L. Lobregat, the ZCWD board headed by Chairman Engr.Efren Aranez and General Manager Leonardo Rey Vasquez extended invitations to the city’s top officialdom to join in the dialogue along with the heads of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry,  local chapter and the Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and members of the local media.

The dialogue aims to broaden participation from the local government and other stakeholders on how to improve delivery of services by the local water utility now and in the years ahead.

Along with Cong. Lobregat, invited to participate were Mayor Beng Climaco, District 2 Cong. Lilia Macrohon-Nuno, Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde and the members of the City Council headed by Councilor Charlie Mariano, Majority floor leader and chairman of theCommittee on Utilities.

Chamber President Edwin To and Fil-Chinese Chamber President  Eddie Chua from the business sector were also invited as critical partners in the dialogue.

Chairman Aranez and General Manager Vasquez are set to expound on the present water situation and articulate on projects of the district set for implementation.

Stakeholders are expected to deliver their  responses on the presentations made by the Water District.

Vasquez at the outset, expressed anew Zamboanga City Water District’s gratitude to the city officialdom for their continued support and active engagement in improving delivery of potable water to the public.

Inputs from the dialogue will be collated and thoroughly evaluated for possible adoption by the ZCWD in its upgrading program in the years ahead , Vasquez added.—  Ed Baños CREAS-ZCWD