CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — The soon-to-rise 12-hectare business district that will be going to put up deluxe hotels, shopping malls, convention center, and business process outsourcing (BPO) buildings are expected to bring thousands of jobs not only for Bulakenyos but also from near provinces.
Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado and Vice Gov. Daniel R. Fernando together with Robinsons Land Corporation President and CEO Frederick Go and Senator Cynthia Villar led the groundbreaking ceremony of the Bulacan Cyberpark and Business District Project located at Brgy. Bulihan in this city after the Independence Day celebration.
Villar congratulated the PGB and RLC for their advantageous project that will be beneficial to the Bulakenyo businesses and entrepreneurs.
“Ninety-five percent of all the businesses in the Philippines are micro and small enterprises providing 65 percent of employment in the Philippines and this is the key to getting Filipinos out of poverty. So we need to encourage more people to venture into businesses,” the lady senator said.
Alvarado for his part expressed his happiness over the realization of his dreams for the province of Bulacan that he believed will be continued by Governor-elect Fernando.
“This is the beginning of freedom from poverty. This project will be beneficial not only to many of us but especially to our poor people,” the governor said.
Meanwhile, Go uttered his gratefulness to be a partner of the province of Bulacan in a world-class and mixed-use development that will erect in the province.
“These BPO buildings will attract American, international business process outsourcing companies such as call centers, transcription companies and third-party BPO’s that will provide thousands of jobs to the people of Bulacan, if I say, these are not ordinary jobs because the jobs that the BPO industry provides are high paying jobs. These are the kind of job that helps our people create more skills,” Go said.
Also witnessed the events were First District Representative Jose Antonio R. Sy-Alvarado and Third District Representative Lorna Silverio,
Implemented under the Bulacan Public Private Partnership Code through Provincial Ordinance No. 18-2015 and its corresponding implementing rules and regulations, the project is one of the program initiatives under the Bulacan Program for Rapid Industrialization and Development (PRIDE), which is an economic program of the PGB that envisions to turn Bulacan, the nation’s gateway to the north, into an engine of economic growth. (RONDA Balita Online News)