By Anna Leah E. Gonzales | July 28, 2021
Foreign business chambers on Tuesday welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte‘s call for Congress to pass several priority bills.
“The ECCP (European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines) welcomes the policy pronouncements of the administration in the SONA (State of the Nation Address) including the freedom of information, the establishment of the department of disaster resilience, and ease of doing business,” said ECCP President President Lars Wittig.
“We likewise support the emphasis placed on environmental protection, the upskilling of the workforce, continuity of quality education, as well as agriculture and infrastructure development,” Wittig added.
The group also expressed support to the government’s goal to expedite economic recovery and revitalization
The ECCP also called for the immediate passage of the amendments to the Public Services Act, Retail Trade Liberalization Act, and Foreign Investment Act.