OIC- ARD Ruben Diciano (fourth from left) unveils the Negosyo Center signage during the soft launching and blessing held last December 30, 2015 in Cauayan City, Isabela.

The Department of Trade and Industry recently launched the Cauayan City Negosyo Center, the 8th  Negosyo Center (NC) in region 2 on December 30, 2015 in Cauayan City, Isabela.

The launching was attended by DTI R02 OIC ARD Mr. Ruben Diciano, Hon. Bartolome A. Mallillin, Cauayan City Acting Mayor, Hon. Edgar M. De Luna, Cauayan City Acting Vice Mayor, City Councilors, DTI 2 Industry Development Division Chief Ms.Leovilda Tumaliuan, DTI NC Coordinators, some LGU and DTI staff, among others.

The activity started at 8: 30 AM with the blessing of the Negosyo Center, followed by the opening message of DTI R02 OIC ARD Mr. Ruben Diciano. In his message, he emphasized that Cauayan City houses one of the first 150 Negosyo Centers in the country.

He asked the support of LGU of Cauayan City, regional line agencies such as the DOST, BIR, DA and SB Corporation to ensure effective implementation and adoption of the services of the Negosyo Center under RA  10654 otherwise known as the Go Negosyo Act of 2015.

Hon. Mallillin lauded the DTI for establishing a Negosyo Center in Cauayan City. He expressed the city government’s commitment to help promote the services of the NC to MSMEs to also improve the city’s competitiveness.

Salient features of the Negosyo Center were also discussed by Ms. Shynne Cecille Arao, Cauayan City Negosyo Center Coordinator followed by the unveiling of the Negosyo Center Signage.