Cebu, Philippines (13 August)— In a mass motion, Cebu governor Gwendolyn Garcia was unanimously nominated to chair the 2007-2010 Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) during a full council meeting held at the Montebello Garden Hotel, Cebu City recently.
In a media interview governor Garcia said that she is expecting a harmonious working relationship with the other local chief executives of
It can be recalled that then Cong. Emilio Macias, now governor of Oriental Negros was the chair of a house committee that conducted public hearings for the “Sugbuak,” or the creation of other provinces out of
Executive Order 325, the RDC shall nominate at least 2 local chief executives who are ex-officio members and 2 private sector representatives, from whom the President shall select and appoint as RDC chair and Co-chair.
The Regional Development Council in
With Governor Garcia’s “no-nonsense” track record in local governance and fiscal management, the members of the RDC here is looking forward to a more aggressive economic and tourism boom in
Garcia’s nomination will still be submitted to the President for confirmation and appointment. (PIA-Cebu/MBCN)