2 firms want to invest in Pagadian PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 02 October 2011 17:05

Pagadian City Mayor Sammy Co  disclosed the other day that two companies, one from Cagayan De Oro City and another from Cotabato City,  want to invest in Pagadian as a result of the 20th Mindanao Business Conference held last September 7-9,2011  at the City Commercial Center  along Pajares St.

Co said that two officers of the  companies talked to him personally in separate meetings and both voiced out their intention to invest in Pagadian.

The company from Cagayan De Oro City intends to open up abranchand the company from Cotabato City want to transfer their company to Pagadian City because of extortion activities  from moro rebels in Cotabato.

Co did not name the two companies as requested by the officers.

“Of course the city will give them tax incentives once they will do business in the city,” said the mayor.

On the other hand, Co said that US Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr. has pledged that the US government will put-up  projects in Pagadian like school buildings and educational equipment  that will support the educational upliftment of the country.

Thomas also appealed to the people and local officials of Pagadian City to help the government combat human trafficking and put to jail all human tracffickers who have destroyed the lives of their innocent victims using venomous sweet talks and promises. —  Allen Abastillas