Gov't sub-depot to open in Calbayog City
By Ninfa B Quirante
Catbalogan City (June 21) -- The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Procurement Service Depot Number 8 will open its 3rd Sub-Depot in Calbayog City on June 24, 2010.
In a letter received today at PIA-Samar penned by DBM Regional Director Imelda C Laceras and Calbayog City Mayor Mel Senen Sarmineto, it said that the launching will be done at the Calbayog City Sports Complex, Calbayog City.
Procurement Service Depot number 8 aims to provide every government agency with quality supplies, materials and equipment at a lower cost.
It further said that the DBM 08 has been operating two sub depots in Borongan, Eastern Samar and in Naval, Biliran.
The opening of the Calbayog Sub-depot aims to reach and serve distant government agencies in the north and west side of Samar.
It also aims to raise the level of awareness/ compliance of both National Government Agencies (NGAs) and Local Government Units (LGUs) to the procurement reform law (RA 9184).
Aside from the two signatories of the letter, Atty Estanislao Garanados, Jr, Executive Director of the PS will also grace the occasion.
Laceras, Sarmiento and Granados are expected to sign a Memorandum of Agreement in the same event. (PIA-Samar) [top]