Allacapan Mayor Harry D. Florida (center) together with LGU personnel and some DTI Cagayan Provincial Office personnel pose for a picture during the meeting.

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cagayan Provincial Office under the helm of Provincial Director Bernardino G. Mabborang reinforces its partnership with the Local Government Unit of Allacapan in a meeting with its Local Chief Executive, Mayor Harry D. Florida on February 28, 2018 in Allacapan, Cagayan.

Dr. Leonardo P. Urata, Senior Trade and Industry Development Specialist, Ms. Marivic Y. Calvo, Senior Trade and Industry Development Specialist, and Ms. Maria Liza A. Guzman, Trade and Industry Development Specialist, represented DTI Cagayan during the meeting.

Mr. Ricky O. dela Cruz, BuB Focal Person and GSO of LGU Allacapan also joined the meeting.

DTI programs, projects and activities were discussed during the meeting. Particular focus was given to the Shared Service Facilities Project and the Bottom-up Budgeting Project, both of which are being implemented in Allacapan

Mayor Florida assured his support to the projects, including provision of processing center to house the SSF equipment awarded to Capagaran Banana Growers Association. He also promised to immediately implement and liquidate the remaining amount of the Industry Clustering Development Project under the DTI-BuB 2016 fund.

“We thank the DTI for its assistance to our MSMEs and we welcome other DTI programs here in Allacapan,” the Mayor concluded.♦