Council approves sisterhood, twinning with Taguig-A A +A
Friday, May 11, 2012
THE City Council of Bacolod passed a resolution in support of a sisterhood or twinning relationship between the cities of Taguig and Bacolod City.
The council also approved another resolution establishing a sister city relation between the cities of Bacolod and Quezon. The resolutions were authored by Councilors Homer Bais and Carlos Jose Lopez, respectively.
The resolution said Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, in a letter dated May 2, 2012, has requested Bais to consider sponsoring a resolution to document the intention of Bacolod City and Taguig City through their Mayor La-arni Cayetano, with regard to the proposed sisterhood relationship between the two cities.
It said the cities of Taguig and Bacolod are highly urbanized cities whose goal is to promote and establish strong friendship, goodwill and special mutual understanding through a sisterhood/twinning relationship that will benefit both cities and enhance the well-being of its respective constituents.
The resolution said both cities of Taguig and Bacolod have remarkable achievements with impact to science and technology, culture and arts, tourism, urban planning and development, trade, commerce and industry, sports development, among others, which will enable the sister cities to complement each other with the primary aim to develop its policies and programs for the betterment of its people. (Carla N. Canet)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on May 11, 2012.