Davao City Gov’t Urged to Draw ICT Master Plan

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Category: Davao News Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2008

The Davao City chamber of commerce and industry has initiated a step to further develop the ICT competitiveness of Davao by submitting a resolution requesting the city  government to draw a comprehensive Information and Communication Technology or ICT  Master Plan.

The Davao City chamber of commerce and industry further believe that the local ICT cannot flourish without the support of the local government unit. The Davao chamber of commerce asked the Davao City government to draft a comprehensive master plan with in the next 1 year. Davao City can imitate the success of Cebu City as a hub for IT investments on the Philippines where the local government is very supportive to the local ICT industry.

The City of Davao has garnered high ratings in major survey like cost of doing business, quality of life, availability and quality of human resources, transportation, infrastructure linkages and and  the dynamism of local economy.
Davao City is among the most competitive highly urbanized cities in the Philippines and belongs to  the top 20 most livable cities in Asia according to survey conducted by the Asia Week magazine.

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