NCC, DTI conduct roadshow (SunStar Bacolod)

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC), in coordination with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will conduct the NCC roadshow in November 19, at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.  This roadshow is part of NCC's advocacy campaign in the countryside to initiate a meaningful dialogue with the private and public sector stakeholders and mobilize the commitment and action of all stakeholders and partners to address the challenge of progressing towards improved national competitiveness. 

According to Director Dominic Abad of the Department of Trade and Industry, the first half of the forum will be the presentation-discussion of NCC's vision, programs and state of Philippine competitiveness to be given by Mr. Guillermo M. Luz, Co-Chair of the NCC. 

The second half will be the presentationof the results of the Social Weather Station (SWS) 2012 Annual Enterprise Survey on Corruption which will be handled by Mr. Mahar Mangahas, president of SWS. 

Local chief executives, business chamber heads, members of the academe, NGOs, SMEs and selected National Government Agencies have been invited to attend the roadshow. 

The NCC was established in October 2006 as a Public-Private sector taskforce on Philippine Competitiveness per E.O. 571, which was subsequently emended under E.O. 044 by President Benigno Aquino III, to pursue and promote competitiveness of the Philippine enterprises by implementing the priority action agenda for improved governance and competitiveness.

original source: Sun Star Bacolod