Officials of the City Government attend the virtual forum keynoted by Anti-Red Tape Authority Director General Jeremiah B. Belgica to reinforce the commitment of streamlining the processing in government transactions to cut red tape in the service especially amid the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo stressed that the forum is timely and relevant so that city officials and employees will be given guidance to become better and efficient civil servants fully aware of their duties and responsibilities to the people.
In his keynote speech, Director General Belgica encouraged the City Government ) to adopt the Integrated Business Permits and Licensing System (iBPLS) that enable LGUs and their constituents to apply and process building permits and occupancy permits in an efficient manner; introduced the adoption of Streamlining-Nohemia Program; advocated for the reduction of signatories, requirements and processing time for governmental transactions and the continued observance of the Citizen’s Charter that enumerates the most current and updated service standards the agency could offer.
Director General Belgica also commended Mayor Remollo for being a dynamic and visionary leader of the city and wished Dumaguete City become more prosperous even under the new normal.
Aside from the department heads, Councilors Agustin Miguel Perdices, Lilani Ramon, Michael Bandal and Manuel Patromonio also joined Thursday’s virtual forum.
The virtual forum with Director General Belgica was organized by the City Human Resource Office under Assistant City Administrator Dr. Dinno T. Depositario and is part of the celebration of the 120th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary with the theme: PSC@120: Public Sector in the Age of Digital Transformation.