Iloilo City will be hosting five Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2015 meetings, with the first one on infrastructure development through long-term investments this July 23-24, 2015. Check the video streams below, as made available by RTVM Malacanang in video sharing site.
The first meeting, titled “Fostering APEC’s Infrastructure through Long-term Investment and Capital Market Development,” will be held at the Royal Garden Hall Convention Center in General Luna Street, Iloilo City.
Delegates include financial experts and senior officials from finance ministries across APEC member-economies, as well as representatives from international development institutions.
Other APEC meetings to be held in the city are the Ministerial Meeting on Small and Medium Enterprises slated on September 21-26, Senior Officers Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management on September 22-25, Ministerial Meeting on Food Security and Blue Economy and the Department of Trade and Industry back to back national meeting with the Ministerial Meeting on SMEs.
Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog said the event showcases the best of Iloilo City and promotes it to the rest of the world in an effort to attract more visitors and investors to the metropolis.
“Hosting APEC is a way to boost awareness of the investment opportunities and strengths of Iloilo City as an investment destination,” he said.