40 City mayors to hold SPL session in Balanga
BALANGA CITY,Bataan-The City of Balanga plays host to some 40 mayors from all over the country who will attend the strategic planning meeting of the League of Cities of the Philippines on February 20 & 21, here.
The session will be headed by National Chairman Oscar S. Moreno of Cagayan de Oro and National President Herbert M. Bautista of Quezon City.
Welcoming the delegation is Mayor Jose Enrique S. Garcia III of Balanga who is also the current National Vice-Chairman of the League.
Participants will also visit some of the popular destinations in the province like the Maritime Academy of Asia & the Pacific and GNPower Coal Plant in Mariveles, The Plaza Mayor & Wetland and Nature Park in Balanga, Mt. Samat Shrine in Pilar and Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bagac.
It will be recalled that from a small and sleepy capital town, Balanga was converted into Component city through the initiative of then Mayor Abet S Garcia, with the help of Congressman Enrique ” Tet” Garcia.
Since then, Balanga city has become the envy of others due to its fast economic development and growing number of commercial establishments