Impressed Dinagyang guests seek local collaboration

first_imgBusiness process outsourcing companyOptum plans to open a branch here that can give employment to 1,500Ilonggos.  “Some day traffic congestion in ourever developing city could become a serious problem that is why requestedassistance from the Public Private Partnership Center when the city governmentsits down with developers and investors on rapid mass transit. We should learnlessons from Metro Manila, Metro Cebu and to certain extent Davao,” saidTreñas./PN Executives of transport companyMegawide wants to partner with the city government for a bus rapid transit,Treñas also revealed. “They saw Iloilo City’s economy andthey were impressed,” he said. Officials from the United StatesAgency for International Development indicated interest to introduce severaldevelopment programs here.center_img Dinagyang Festival has a new champion – Tribu Paghidaet of La Paz National High School. It bested seven other contingents in yesterday’s “Dinagyang 360°” ati tribes competition to take home a cool P1 million cash prize. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN These are just some of the plans ofsome guests that the city government invited to witness the recent DinagyangFestival, according to Mayor Jerry Treñas. ILOILO City – The ambassador of theCzech Republic plans to bringing musicians from his country to join this city’sfirst Summer Art Festival this year.last_img read more