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Zamboanga hosts RETA 6408, BIMP-EAGA CIQS TF meet
By Mimi G. Bern-Edaga
Zamboanga City (February 20) -- The Inception Workshop of the Regional Technical Assistance (RETA) 6408 and Strategic Planning Meeting of the BIMP-EAGA Customs, Immigration, Quarantine and Security (CIQS) Task Force was formally opened at the Garden Orchid Hotel yesterday.
Mayor Celso Lobregat welcomed the delegates and at same time pledged and reiterated his commitment to revitalize the city's participation and support to the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines-East Asian Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) concept during the opening of the RETA 6408 & BIMP-EAGA CIQS TF Meet. He stressed that its success "will be the gain of the city and the four member countries." (+)
BIMP-EAGA Projects to be matched with funding agencies
Zamboanga City (September 27) -- The Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines – East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) targets the implementation of more development initiatives in the sub-region with the conduct of the BIMP Investment Conference (BIMP iCon) on October 22 to 23 at the Marco Polo Hotel, Davao City.
A number of viable investment projects and project ideas will be matched with prospective partners and/or with development partner institutions for technical or funding assistance. (+)