GenTri City cites contributions from commercial establishments



GENERAL TRIAS CITY, Cavite – General Trias City will reward the main contributors to the economic development of the city, citing the 20 largest corporate taxpayers on March 27 as part of the holding of “Investor Month”.

Romel Olimpo, head of economic promotion and local investments of General Trias (LEIPO), said on Saturday that the activity was in line with the will of the mayor of the city, Antonio Ferrer, to promote an environment conducive to business and strengthen more the “competitive” status of the city.

The city declared March of each year as its “investor month” based on Ordinance No. 17-16.

Olimpo said the ordinance, enacted in September 2017, aims “to strengthen the city government’s relationship with the business community, continually accelerate investment opportunities and support sustainable and environmentally friendly businesses. and promote the city as an enabling and secure environment for business and social enterprise. “

He said the measure also aims to recognize investors as “eagles” of the city’s economic prosperity and sustainable development.

Now in its second year, the celebration of “Investor Month” will begin with a forum for micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) on accounting, effective management skills and orientation on environmental protection and the rehabilitation of Manila Bay on March 18.

Produced in partnership with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the forum will be held in the audiovisual room of the town hall where around 100 business owners, including potential entrepreneurs, are expected, Olimpo said.

Besides the forum, the city government is also organizing a trade fair to showcase the products and services of local MSMEs in the hall of the city hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from March 19 to 21.

The celebration will culminate with the award of the 20 best taxpayer companies of 2018.

The awards event, to be held at the Bayleaf hotel here, will also be a place for the local general manager to update the business community on city government plans and programs. (ANP)



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