Council OKs ICT ordinance PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 11:42

by Allen  Abastillas

The City Council yesterday approved in third and final reading Ordinance No. 2015 – 32, an ordinance providing for the development of the information and communication technology (ICT) industry in Zamboanga City

The ordinance is authored by Councilors Vincent Paul A. Elago and Juan Climaco P. Elago II.  Co- authors are Councilors Percival Ramos, Rogelio L. Valesco Jr,  Jerry E. Perez, Luis Biel III, Roel Natividad, Benjamin Guingona IV, Miguel Alavar III, Eduardo Saavedra, Cesar Jimenez Jr., Charlie Mariano, Myra V. Abubakar, Rodolfo Bayot and Ismael Musa.

In its explanatory note. the ordinance says the information and communications technology ( ICT ) industry is a relatively new industry in Zamboanga City with a huge potential for investment and employment. — Allen Abastillas