Lopez asks Tieza P15M for public plaza beautification-A A +A
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
COUNCILOR Carl Lopez will ask the Tourism Infrastructure Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza) to provide P15 million financial assistance for the beautification of the Bacolod City Public Plaza.
Lopez, chairman of the City Council Committee on Trade and Industry, and the Committee on Fisheries and Agriculture, cited that Republic Act 9593, Section 35 (d) states that Tieza may provide financial and technical assistance, training and other capacity building measures to the local government units (LGUs) for the preparation and implementation of their tourism development plans, gathering of statistical data, and enforcement of tourism laws.
It also said there is a need to renovate and improve the Bacolod City Public Plaza.
The proposed project for its beautification formulated by the City Engineering Office amounts to P15 million. (Carla N. Canet)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on October 10, 2012.