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State of the City Address boasts of positive economic growth of Cotabato City

IMG_7468The recently conducted State of the City Address boasted on the increasing revenue collection of the city government, pouring of investments and projects from different national line agencies, and all the major accomplishments of the local government in the past years under the administration of Mayor Japal J. Guiani, Jr.

As introduction to the speech, Mayor Guiani  looked back on all the happenings in the years 2012 and 2013. He expressed his sympathies to those who are affected by the strong earthquake that struck Bohol and also to the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas.



Cotabato City named one of the most competitive cities in the country

IMG_3683In the recent Regional Development Council Meeting, Cotabato City was one of the cities in the Region awarded as one of the Most Competitive Cities in the Philippines as a result of the Competitiveness Indicators Survey by the National Competitiveness Council Philippines. 

Cotabato City was 31st among 50 Cities who met the requirements and qualified for the contest. The participating cities and municipalities in the survey were judged according to local convergent factors: economic dynamism, government efficiency, and infrastructure.



Mass Oath Taking of the newly elected and re-elected barangay officials

Newly elected and re-elected Barangay Officials take their oath of office before Cotabato City Mayor Japal J. Guiani, Jr. The ceremony was attended by the Barangay Officials and their families, Elected Officials of Cotabato City, Government employees, the Sangguniang Kabataan Federation, and other guests and visitors.



Kidnap Victim Mike Khemani, released by captors

IMG_3085Indian National and businessman Mike Khemani was released by his kidnappers on Friday (November 15) after being in captive for 17 days.

Khemani was rescued by local authorities somewhere between Kabuntalan and Datu Piang Maguindanao at aroung 7:30 in the evening, Friday. With the concerted efforts of the Philippine National Police, Philippine Marines, the Local Government of Cotabato, and other concerned agencies, the victim was safely transported to his family in Cotabato City.



City Government constitutes Task Force-Operation Tulong for the Victims of Typhoon Yolanda

The City Government of Cotabato has created the Task Force-Operation Tulong for the Victims of Typhoon Yolanda as part of its humanitarian efforts in extending help to the hundreds and thousands of survivors in the Visayan Region.



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