Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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2015 Aklan Investment Forum

On the theme: “Sustaining Aklan’s Economic Growth Momentum”, the province of Aklan, the Aklan congressional district office and the National Economic and Development Authority, with the cooperation of other government agencies and private sector, held the first Aklan Investment Forum on Friday, July 17, 2015 at Royale Grande Restaurant, Kalibo, Aklan. The forum was attended by chief executive officers, portpolio managers, financial officers, LGU policy makers , heads of government  organizations, ODA partners, and Industry Experts among other. 

Photo above shows Cong. Teodorico T. Haresco, Jr. of the Lone District of Aklan delivering his welcome remarks to the guests, resource speakers, and participants to the Forum. Others in the presidential table (l - r) are Aklan Vice Gov.Billie V. Calizo-Quimpo, Mr. Peter Wallace of the Wallace Business Forum, Hon. Margarito “Gary” Teves - Former Secretary of Finance and Aklan Gov. Florencio T. Miraflores.
At the podium is Mr. Peter Wallace delivering his opening statements.
At the podium is former secretary of finance Margarito “Gary” Teves delivering his inspirational message.
At the podium is Dr. Ambrosio R. Villorente - entrepreneurial farmer presenting his position paper  “Investing in Aklan Agriculture”. He represented the farmers’ group in the Forum.
Photo at left shows the participants to the Forum. Among them are Ibajay Mayor Lulu Miraflores, Mr. Juan P. Dayang , Mrs. Vicky Ramos Antonino and former  Cong. Allen Salas Quimpo  of the Lone District of Aklan. Due to limited space inside the room,  some participants stayed outside (ARV photos)

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