MANILA — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) celebrates another milestone as it inaugurates the Customs Training Institute (CTI) facility on 13 April 2022, located on the second floor, Citadel Building, 21st Street, Port Area, Manila.
The facility is equipped with training rooms, conference rooms, and offices to house the Office of the Chancellor, headed by Atty. Noemi Garcia, Office of the Vice-Chancellor, headed by Elizabeth B. Pableo, Ph.D., and the Interim Training and Development Division. The venue also provides a conducive learning space for the enrolled students under the CTI program.
Pursuant to Republic Act 10143 of the Act Establishing the Philippine Tax Academy, the BOC establishes the CTI to implement a competency-based training framework for BOC employees and enhance the capabilities of tax collectors and administrators with a goal of developing competent and effective public servants thus, improving the national tax collection efficiency.
During the event, Deputy Commissioner Donato B. San Juan emphasized in his welcome remarks that one of the best things you can give to your personnel is training. He also added that the establishment of the CTI is under the 2021 10-Point Priority Program of Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero.
With the massive transformation happening within the BOC under the leadership of Commissioner Guerrero, the Bureau continues to implement innovative solutions to attain a credible customs administration at par with global standards.
(Kiara Lauren Ibanez/BENJAMIN CUARESMA/ai/mtvn)