MANILA — Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Davao District Collector, Atty. Erastus Sandino B. Austria received Belgium Ambassador to the Philippines, H.E. Michel Parys, at the BOC Davao Compound, Monday morning, November 22, 2021.
Highlighted during the meeting are the Port’s trade activities in its areas of responsibility, border security accomplishments, its top import and export commodities from and to European Countries, including Belgium. The Port also discussed the potential of the Davao Region as a logistics hub in Mindanao for the ASEAN.
Attendees of the meeting were Deputy Collector for Operations Atty. Dante A. Maranan, Deputy Collector for Administration, Atty. Mohammad M. Ben-Usman, and European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) Southern Mindanao Business Council Chairman, Antonio Peralta.
District Collector, Atty. Austria expressed his gratitude to the ECCP for spearheading this activity that provides a platform for the Port to share its plans and programs that are designed to boost the economic performance of the Davao Region and Mindanao.
(Kiara Lauren Ibanez/BENJAMIN CUARESMA/ai/mtvn)