Region 8 budget officers hold year-end conference
By Marivic A. Alcober
Tacloban City (December 14) -- The Region Eight Association of Budget Officers (REALBO) is scheduled to hold a two-day year-end conference on December 18-19, 2006 at the Leyte Park Hotel, Tacloban City.
This was learned from Regional Director Imelda Laceras of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) thru their Public Information Officer Designate Juvy Lobedica. Relative to this, DBM cordially invites members of the association to attend the year-end conference, wherein vital topics will be discussed.
The said two-day conference will be participated in by the Regional Directors of DBM, Department of Interior and Local Government, Civil Service Commission and the Cluster Directors of the Commission on Audit of Samar and Eastern Samar.
It was also bared that on the first day, there will be an open forum wherein the REALBO members may bring us various issues and concerns to be discussed and clarified with the Regional Directors of the participating agencies.
It was further learned that the "Budget Operations Manual for Barangay" and "Government Procurement Manual" will also be the center of discussion during the first day.
On the second day, the Provincial Budget Officer of Southern Leyte Joseph Duarte, who is the REALBO President will act as the Presiding Officer of the General Assembly. The association's financial status will be presented to the body, after which the work-plan for the succeeding year will be prepared by the members. (PIA-8) [top]