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PIA, LGU Dapitan City to host Post-SONA forum on tourism, peace and development

DAPITAN CITY, Zamboanga Del Norte, July 26 (PIA) – The Philippine Information Agency and local government of Dapitan City are set to host a post-SONA Forum-Caravan on tourism and peace and development on Thursday, July 27 in Dapitan City.

Around 100 participants from the tourism sector and local government officials of Dapitan City are expected to participate in the forum that aims to provide an overview of the achievements of the government, specially on tourism, the economy and peace and order. This event also serves as an avenue for the government to communicate its plans and programs to the Filipino people, especially to the people of Dapitan City and its stakeholders.

Through the post-SONA, the participants can better understand the government's priorities and strategies in addressing the country's challenges and in harnessing its potentials. They can also appreciate the value of the government's efforts in promoting tourism, which is a major driver of economic growth and job creation in the country. The post-SONA highlights the government's commitment to peace and development, which is crucial in promoting stability and progress in the country.

Tourism Undersecretary Myra Paz Valderrosa-Abubakar is expected to discuss the current state of tourism in Dapitan City, while Major General Antonio Nafarrete, Commander Ist Infantry Division, Philippine Army will provide updates on the peace initiatives in the Zamboanga Peninsula. The forum will focus on how tourism and peace and development can further boost the economy of the region.

On the part of Philippine Information Agency, through the leaderahip of Director General Jose, the agency ensures that the information presented by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) reaches the grassroots. To achieve this, the post-SONA Forum will be conducted to disseminate the key points of the SONA to various communities across the country.

Dapitan City Government Center

Director General Torres Jr. also recognizes the importance of effective communication in the government's efforts to promote transparency and accountability. Through the post-SONA Forum, he hopes to facilitate a productive discussion that will help bridge the gap between the government and the people. The conduct of the forum also reflects the Philippine Information Agency's commitment to facilitating the flow of information and promoting public participation in governance.

The event will also feature a Serbisyo Caravan where different agencies will bring their services to the people of Dapitan. This is an opportunity for the public to access government services and to learn more about the programs that can benefit them.

The forum is very timely as Dapitan City is celebrating the Kinabayo Festival this month. This is an annual observance of Dapitan City’s Fiesta in honor of Patron Saint James “the Greater".

Overall, the forum hopes to promote a deeper understanding of the government's programs and initiatives and how they can positively impact the lives of the people in Zamboanga Peninsula. It also aims to encourage collaboration and cooperation among different agencies and stakeholders to achieve mutual goals and aspirations for the region. (RVC/NDR/PIA-9)

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Nilda Delos Reyes

Information Officer II

Region 9

Currently the Information Center Manager of Basilan Infocenter

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