Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(R.A. 7611)
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 95-74

RESOLUTION REITERATING THE DESIGNATION OF NEDA DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL ANICETO M. SOBREPENA TO REPRESENT THE PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PCSD) ON MATTERS CONCERNING THE BRUNEI-INDONESIA-MALAYSIA-PHILIPPINES EAST GROWTH AREA (BIMP-EAGA)

WHEREAS, R.A 7611, otherwise known as the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan, took effect on 19 June 1992 and Section 6 of said Act provides that the SEP shall serve as formulation of plans, programs and projects affecting the environment and natural resources of Palawan;

WHEREAS, Section 17 of R.A. 7611 provides that the governance, implementation and policy direction of the SEP shall be exercised by the Palawan Council For Sustainable Development (PCSD), under the Office of the President;

WHEREAS, in response to a request by the Council, Palawan is now include as the 13th focus area in the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA);

WHEREAS, the Council recognizes its role to be actively involved in the BIMP-EAGA initiative and that it would entail closer coordination with other concerned agencies and institutional in the country especially in the Mindanao Island;

WHEREAS, the PCSD, in its 26th Council meeting held on 16 -26 July 1994, through PCSD Resolution No. 94-52, has adopted among others, that “the Council’s Committee on External Affairs, chaired by NEDA Deputy Director General Aniceto M. SobrepeƱa, its hereby directed to be the coordinating and liaison body in behalf of the PCSD on matters pertaining to the development of the East Asean Growth Area’;

NOW THEREFORE, upon motion by Cong. Alfredo E. Abueg Jr. duly seconded by all the members of the Council present, the Council;

RESOLVED, as it hereby resolve, that the Council designates as it hereby designate, NEDA Deputy Director General and PCSD Member Aniceto M. SobrepeƱa to represent the PCSD on matters concerning the BIMP-EAGA;

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Council direct, as it hereby directs, NEDA DDG SOBREPENA to periodically update the Council on the status of the BIMP-EAGA especially on matters requiring immediate action by the PCSD.

RESOLVED FINALLY, that copies of this resolution be sent to Presidential Assistant Paul Domiguez, Departments of Trade and Industry, Foreign Affairs, Tourism, Transportation and Communication Authority, other concerned agencies, and local government units, for their information, consideration and appropriate action;

APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 5th day of January, 1995 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

Certified True and Correct:

ARTHUR R. VENTURA
Secretary

Approved:

GOV.SALVADOR P. SOCRATES
Chairman,PCSD