Mayor convenes investment board Print
Thursday, 28 December 2017 17:02

The Zamboanga Investment Board convened for its final meeting the other day to discuss plans and programs for 2018 including accomplishments of the preceding year.

Mayor Beng Climaco and City Administrator and erstwhile Investment Promotions Division Chief Apple Go presided over the meeting held December 21 at the City Hall conference room.

Among the highlights of the meeting were the presentation of the approved PPP Code and PPP projects submitted to DILG, presentation of harmonized investment promotion services plan, draft budgetary program for 2018 and presentation of the incoming Zamboanga Chinese Chamber of Commerce president Rufo Soliven.

Also tackled during the meeting were the proposed creation of a Local Economic Development Council, presentation of incentive awardees report as well as approval of resolutions supporting the establishment of the container port at the Zamboecozone area and the promotion of the halal industry in the city. (Sheila Covarrubias)