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Social Welfare Cotabato City bares major programs for 2017

The Office on Social Welfare and Development Services in Cotabato City will be focusing on intensifying its programs for the vulnerable sector of women and children this year. Because of the strengthened campaign of President Duterte, being supported by the Joint LGU-PNP Ronda in Cotabato City, the OSWD will be conducting massive information and education campaigns for the youth and their parents, as well, on the harmful effects of drug abuse. Both in school and out of school youth in the city will be educated about the nationwide campaign against illegal drugs and how they can be part of it.



City’s Target Economic Growth in 2017 higher vs. 2016

The City Government of Cotabato targets a 7.5% increase in the city’s economic growth this year.

This projection is following the possibility of another influx of investors—both foreign and local—in Cotabato City in 2017. As early as December last year, a number of well known Philippine companies and industries have been in communication with the city government and they have already sent their emissaries to look for potential locations.



Cotabato City, Mindanao’s next big thing.

The city government of Cotabato is persevering to pursue the “highly urbanized halal hub” status for Cotabato City in the next years.

With the recent development in the local economic activities and the relatively peaceful environment in Cotabato City, the local government is working double time to multiply its growth and be able to compete in the global arena.



Shariff Kabunsuan Festival 2016: a Celebration of Cultural Charm

sk festThe 2016 Shariff Kabunsuan Festival in Cotabato City is expected to be more reflective of the city’s rich culture and colorful history with the grand activities that are now being prepared for the celebration.



City Dept. Heads and partners discuss Establishment of Ecozone

15202486_554702444728437_28026503731750742_nThe Technical Working Group -Ecozone of the city government meets with the Department of Trade and Industry and Consultant Engr. Danilo P. Buenbrazo to further discuss about the feasibility of establishing one or several economic zones in Cotabato City.



City Government, partners sign commitment to implement LDRRM Plan

15181179_554207178111297_4327411869727022764_nOfficers and members of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council signs pledge of commitment to keep the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan updated and implemented. Following the week long planning workshop conducted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in coordination with the city government, the members has culminated this activity by committing to the full implementation of the DRRM Plan.



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