February 10, 2023 | The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region 4A and DTI Quezon participated in the historic meeting under “Ugnayan Tungo sa Aktibo, Matatag at Tumutugon na BalikaTan: Congress-NG-LGU Leadership Dialogue and Tripartite Cooperation,” headed by the office of Hon. Keith Micah “Atty. Mike” D.L. Tan, Representative, 4th District of Quezon, at the Manila Marriott Hotel, Resorts Drive, Pasay City.

Specifically, national and local government authorities were invited, including DTI 4A Regional Director Marissa C. Argente and DTI Quezon Provincial Director Julieta L. Tadiosa, to present the agency’s accomplishment reports, programs and plans for 2023 for the 4th District. Both Regional Director Argente and Provincial Director Tadiosa expressed how they look forward to how DTI can contribute to the overall developmental goals with the end view of engendering consensus, participation and inclusiveness. Following that, they had a collaborative and exploratory dialogue with the Municipal Mayors.

In the photos are Mayor Juan F. Escalano of Quezon, Quezon; Mayor Jose Ramil R. Arquiza of Alabat, Quezon; Mayor Jose D. Saavedra of Plaridel, Quezon; and, Mayor Rachel A. Ubana of Lopez, Quezon.

The historic meeting hopes to serve as an active and effective vehicle to work out an agenda that will ensure the provision of vital social services for our people.

Ugnayan is designed as a synergistic mechanism for cooperation, collaboration, and coordination in order to foster a more proactive and timely response in addressing the urgent social needs of various sectors in the 4th District of Quezon. It is similar to “TULAY sa Progreso: Bridging NG-LGU Partnership Towards a Progressive Quezon 4th District” during the term of his predecessor (Rep. Angelina “Helen” D.L. Tan, M.D., now Governor of the Province of Quezon).

Date of Release: 4 April 2023