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Governor Helps Rebel Returnees with Cash Assistance and Livelihood Projects

Governor Helps Rebel Returnees with Cash Assistance and Livelihood Projects

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (standing) talks to rebel returnees who were given livelihood projects and cash assistance at the Governor’s Office, yesterday, in the presence of Col. Oscar T. Lactao of the 303rd Infantry Brigade, 3ID, Philippine Army and Acting Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office Director, Supt. Remus Zacharias Canieso. /Capitol photo

WV Regional Development Plan Orientation Held at Capitol

WV Regional Development Plan Orientation Held at CapitolWV Regional Development Plan Orientation Held at Capitol

(Left photo) National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) - VI Regional Director Ro-ann A. Bacal presented the Western Visayas Regional Development Plan, its goals and targets as well as development strategies to participants (right photo). /Capitol photos

The Western Visayas Regional Development Plan (2011-2016) Orientation for Negros Occidental was held at the Capitol Social Hall in Bacolod City, yesterday, participated in by local government units’ representatives, non-government organizations, Provincial Development Council members and key departments of the provincial government.

National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – VI Regional Director Ro-ann A. Bacal presented the Western Visayas Regional Development Plan, its goals and targets as well as development strategies.

Estela Paredes, OIC Asst. Regional Director of NEDA VI, introduced the Regional Development Council of Western Visayas that coordinates the preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of short and long term regional development plans and investment program, regional physical framework plan and special development plans that will ensure the socio-economic development of the region to enhance the general welfare of the people.

Ma. Tersa Guadalupe of the Project Development Investment Programming and Budgeting Division of NEDA – VI presented the Western Visayas Regional Development Investment Program while Erlinda Chiu of the Project Monitoring and Evaluation Division NEDA – VI reported on the status of monitored programs and projects in Negros Occidental.

The activity is in coordination with the Provincial Planning and Development Office headed by Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator Ma. Lina P. Sanogal.

The Western Visayas Regional Development Plan’s Development Strategies include Macroeconomy and Poverty Alleviation, Competitive Industry and Services Sector, Competitive and Sustainable Agriculture and Fisheries, Tourism Development, Infrastructure Support, Human Resource Development, Research and Development, Bio-Fuels and Renewable Energy Development, Good Governance and the Rule of Law, Peace and Security, and Environment and Natural Resources. /Capitol News

Japan Donates Football Items to Negros Occidental

Japan Donates Football Items to Negros Occidental

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (3rd from right) turns over Japan’s donated football items and supplies to Visayan Football League Chairman, Junie Lizares (4th from right), for distribution to different football teams in the province, in the presence of Board Member Salvador Escalante, Jr., Executive Assistants to the Governor Angel Verdeflor and Manuel Escalante, III, and Board Member Miller Serondo (l-r). /Capitol photo

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental received football items and supplies donated by JEB Entertainment Co., Ltd. of Japan intended for the development of football sport in the grassroots level in the province.

Gov. Marañon thanked Sugao Kambe, Technical Director and Keiko Nishina for their utmost concern to the football program of the province. The governor, in a letter, expressed his gratitude for the sincere gestures of the company and added that the equipment will greatly help the athletes and provide avenues for the training and encourage competition among the youth.

Provincial Sports Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the Governor, Angel Verdeflor said that four boxes of football items and supplies arrived from Japan, recently.

According to Gov. Marañon, it is a gesture of support to Negros Occidental in producing international football players in the near future, and will help aspiring and talented players pursue the game of football.

Gov. Marañon turned over the items to Visayan Football League Chairman, Junie Lizares, for distribution to different football teams in the province. /Capitol News