BALANGA CITY,Bataan – A former maintenance superintendent of the National Power Corporation (NPC) has praised the unequivocal advocacy of Governor Albert Raymond S. Garcia to make the Bataan peninsula a foremost investment hub in Central Luzon.
Engineer Vic Cruz, proprietor of Mely’s Creative Home Supplies and former Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who worked as maintenance manager of Rabigh Water and Electricity Company based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for four years said the high level systematic economic development foresights of Governor Garcia have transformed the province into a progressive industrial and quality export products manufacturing site.
Cruz highlighted the importance of the long-range economic strategic plan initiated by Governor Garcia; adopting policies of instilling cohesive business confidence, entrepreneurial fiscal and non-fiscal incentives, providing stable power and water supply, good road network and port facilities, availability of highly trained skilled and professional workforce, peaceful business community and other appropriate factors which would attract locators in the province.
Asserting the effective investment incentives and straight-forward economic goals laid down by Governor Garcia, Cruz explained the creation of more economic and tourism enterprise zones has triggered magnificently the profitable and buoyant influence of industrialization and commercialization of the historic peninsula.
Cruz has strongly endorsed the prevailing socio-economic prosperity trend here to his former colleagues in the power firm, businessmen and friends in his home province of Nueva Ecija, also in Tarlac and Bulacan to invest in the real estate and property leasing ventures like establishing commercial centers and housing facilities in Bataan with its whopping countryside development.
He expects an active participation of Manila-based land developers and leasing corporations would further heighten the construction of housing projects with the arrivals of factory workers and their families with the operations of big manufacturing corporations in the three newly-accredited special economic zones in Mariveles, Limay and Hermosa towns.
Reports show foreign conglomerates are eyeing expansion of energy projects in southern Bataan towns of Limay and Mariveles reportedly as preparatory measures for the expected influx of industries coming from Asian countries.