Friday, 19 November 2021 20:14

Agriculture Secretary Dar supports Gov. Solon’s initiatives

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 19, 2021) – Agriculture Secretary William Dar (right) and Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, chairman and vice chairman of the SOCSKSARGEN Area Development Project Board, respectively, are in a chit-chat at Greenleaf Hotel on November 16 while waiting for the board meeting to begin. The meeting was held to discuss the ADP activities and the plans and projects of the Department of Agriculture (DA) for Region XII. The SOCSKSARGEN ADP, a special project of DA, has been vital in the concerted effort of the local government units in the SOCSKSARGEN area to develop its agriculture and industrial potentials, and to sustain its economic growth. Secretary Dar commended the SOCSKSARGEN ADP Board for being “a consistent and strong platform which enhances growth and development” in SOCSKSARGEN. Among the resolutions passed in the previous meeting that the plenary discussed for updates was the resolution supporting the application of Sarangani province for the declaration of Mt. Busa as Protected Landscape under the Expanded National Integrated Protected Area System (eNIPAS) Act of 2018. (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr.-Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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