Minglanilla Cebu Business Chamber organized

The Mindanao Examiner Regional Newspaper - - News - (Ferliza Calizarcontratista)

CEBU CITY - Minglanilla town finally composed its own Minglanilla Cebu Business Chamber (MCBC) and according to Eric Pagar, Minglanilla Municipal Public Information Officer, some 20 top businesses of the town had several meetings for the past months for the organization of the business chamber.

He said they were guided by president of Mandaue City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Glenn Soco.

The group conducted its first election with construction businesswoman Filomena Selma Canedo of Canedo Equity Ventures as its first MCDC president.

Soco reminded the group that business chambers will work as partners with the government but must remain apolitical at all times.

Minglanilla Mayor Eleanito Pena said it is high time for the businesses to organize considering that a lot of major economic developments are already calendared for implementation in the next years.

“It’s the right time for Minglanilla's business sector be organized so that it will be an effective partner of the LGU in implementing programs beneficial to the people of this municipality,” Pena said.

The town is set to have major infrastructure projects including the Reclamation Project; ongoing International Port; the 30 meter-wide Bypass Road and the downtown Minglanilla financial district which are expected to bring more progress and job opportunities for the residents.

The town is located in between the cities of Talisay and Naga of the first district of Cebu.

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