Davao Oriental sets investment program

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MATI CITY: The provincial government of Davao Oriental is confident that the newly-adopted Annual Investment Plan for 2016 would assure a sustainable and strengthened award-winning good governance programs and projects.

Gov. Corazon Malanyaon of Davao Oriental convened the Provincial Development Council (PDC), which have deliberated, approved and adopted the Annual Investment Plan for 2016 to be funded under the twenty percent of the Local Government Development Fund (LGDF).

She said the programs and projects to be funded under the LGDF will boost her administration’s five development agenda which are to defeat poverty, safeguard the environment, expand access to infrastructure, utilities and social services, sustaining public order and security and to strengthen effective governance.

The province which was a recipient of this year’s Seal of Good Local Governance award is being considered as one of the best prime movers of government programs deemed worthy of emulation and recognition under the leadership of Malanyaon.


“This package of programs and projects that will be funded from our 20 percent IRA [Internal Revenue Allotment] will be relevant, acceptable and valuable to all of us,” Malanyaon said.

According to her, she made convergence as one of her development strategies in achieving peace.

She also cited the success of the Internal Peace and Security Plan or Bayanihan program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, which was piloted in Davao Oriental in bringing development projects to far-flung areas.

PNA

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