Tuesday, 20th February 2018


Pangilinan group studies biz, relief plans for Capiz

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By Ralph John Mijares


ROXAS CITY–The group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP) made their assessments on possible livelihood projects in different parts of Capiz recently.

Jeffrey Tarayao, One MERALCO Foundation president, said that they might return to the province with some business development people to seek possible investment opportunities here.

“Gusto din naming makita ang opportunities for long-term participation in the growth of Capiz, maybe through business investments,” Tarayao said.

Also with Tarayao were Esther Santos of PLDT Smart Foundation and Menchie Silvestre of TV5’s Alagang Kapatid Foundation.

They will recommend possible assistance that can done by the MVP group.

Pangilinan was said to come to Capiz on March 16. But Tarayao did not confi rm it.

The group visited the towns of Pontevedra, Panay, President Roxas, and Pilar towns; and Roxas City.

Asked about possible recommendations, Tarayao said, “Obviously boats are very important. I guess the fishing industry, especially the fisher folk, needs much help.”

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