Capitol spearheads launching of 29th National Statistics Month
THE Provincial Government of Negros Occidental spearheaded the launching of the 29th National Statistics Month Monday, in an activity held at the Negros Occ. Multi-purpose Activity Center in Bacolod City yesterday, with the theme, “Exploring Philippine Wonders in Numbers: Statistics Towards Sustainable Tourism Development”.
Negros Occidental Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator Lina Sanogal declared the official opening of the National Statistics Month.
Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said that with the right statistics, the leaders of the Local Government Units will be guided accordingly especially on matters related to tourism; he also urged every Negrense to work together for the good of the tourism industry of the province.
Supervising Tourism Operations Officer Cristine Mansinares was the guest speaker during the program who talked on Sustainable Development Goals and Institutionalization of the Tourism Statistics Reporting of Local Government Units thru the Tourism Act of 2009 (RA 9593).
She also said that among the tourism goals include a 10 percent annual increase in visitor arrival from 2018-2022, creation of more jobs and livelihood opportunities, and promote more tourism investments.
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Anniversary Culminating Activity was also held on the same day./pr