The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is taking the fight against Red Tape to Palawan and highlighted their campaign with an ‘Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) Caravan’ hosted at the Atrium, Puerto Princesa City on September 26 and 27. The Caravan featured a one-stop shop where participants were able to avail the services of 13 frontline government offices.
“The Civil Service Commission is doing everything, taking things seriously to implement the Anti-Red Tape Act,” said CSC PAIO Director IV Maria Luisa Salonga-Agamata during her opening remark in a press conference held on Monday,September 26. Agamata also emphasized that the CSC wants to make sure that citizens do not have to wait for too long in order to get answers for their inquiries regarding government services.
The event, which forms part of the project ‘Partnership for Integrity Jobs’ or I4J of the European Union and the City Government of Puerto Princesa, particularly aims to intensify the fight against Red Tape and promote integrity, transparency and nation-building. I4J is one of the projects supported by the European Union (EU) Delegation of the Philippines.
Guests to the said event included EU Ambassador Franz Jessen and IJ4 Project Director Dr. Peter Koeppinger. CSC PAIO Director IV Maria Luisa Salonga-Agamata and Mayor Lucilo Bayron represented the CSC and City Government, respectively.