The credibility of Gov. Edgar Chatto’s leadership in securing outside supports to his programs and projects has been deemed further magnified by the recent and latest Bohol governance achievements.
Chatto is receiving in Manila today the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Award for the province from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).
The Bohol government is now considered a “hall of famer” in good local governance in the country because this is its third SGLG in a row or in three consecutive years.
Last month, Chatto received the “Most Business-Friendly Province” Award from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s biggest business organization.
No less than Pres. Rodrigo Duterte presented to Chatto, along with Acting Vice Gov. Venzencio Arcamo, the PCCI award during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference in Manila.
In hosting the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) meetings this year, Bohol has polished its image as an international convention destination which augurs well for its investment promotion.
The last that it is hosting is, in fact, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights Meeting which opened yesterday—and then capped by a policy dialogue with the European Union—in Panglao until November 30.
This is the ASEAN 2017 “graduation,” Chatto said.
The host agency of the last Bohol-hosted meeting is the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) since the Philippines is this year’s chair of the ASEAN.
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte did a ceremonial turnover to Singapore of the chairmanship of the ASEAN in 2018 during the ASEAN Leaders Summit in Manila the other week.
Chatto was one of only five Philippine governors formally invited to the summit’s special gala dinner celebration for the presidents and other state leaders, who included Pres. Donald Trump of the United States. (Ven rebo Arigo)