TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, August 11 (PIA) – The city mayor of Bislig in Surigao del Sur has confirmed their hosting of four significant international events on September 2018.
City Mayor Librado Navarro revealed the information during the flag ceremony on Monday, August 7 and during the ASEAN landmark lighting on Tuesday, August 8.
According to Mayor Navarro, Bislig City will host the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM), International Organic Forum, First Declaration of Asian Organic Day, and the Asian Local Government for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA) Summit in September 2018.
It can be recalled that Mayor Navarro was one of the participants during the ALGOA Summit on September 27 to October 1, 2016, attended by representatives from Korea, Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines. During the event, he also signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the development of Organic Agriculture in their Respective Area held in Goesan County, Chungbuk Province, Korea.
Navarro appealed to all Bisliganons to support and help the city government achieve its vision to be the “Model City for Organic Agriculture in the Philippines by 2020.”
Other priority programs of the administration include the following: to boost the economy, launching of Operation 911, basic social services, environmental protection, infrastructure, and improvement of Bislig core values of Integrity, Courage, Resiliency, Accountability and Sustainability. (PIA-Surigao del Sur)