Capitol spear­heads launch­ing of 29th Na­tional Sta­tis­tics Month

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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

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