House committee on small businesses to hold public hearing in Pangasinan
DAGUPAN CITY, June 21 (PIA) -- The House Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development (SBED) in coordination with the Department of Trade and Industry is set to conduct a public hearing in Pangasinan on June 27.
The public hearing is meant to introduce an amended bill to Republic Act 9178, otherwise known as the Barangay Micro Business Enterprises Act of 2002.
DTI Provincial Director Peter Mangabat said the hearing would seek comments and recommendations on the said bill, which would be valuable in helping the Committee come up with a meaningful legislation that will address the concerns of entrepreneurs.
Representative Teddy CasiÃ±o, chair of the committee on SBED, and Pangasinan 4th district Representative Gina De Venecia are expected to give talks on the matter.
Local government units, local treasurers, officers of the chambers of commerce, industry associations, and entrepreneurs are invited to attend the hearing that will start at 8:30 a.m. at the Emerald Hall of the Stadia in Dagupan City.
A press conference will follow at 1:00 pm. (ANL/VHS-PIA 1, Pangasinan)
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