President Rodrigo Duterte will be the guest of honor when the Bureau of Customs (BOC) marks its 115th Founding Anniversary tomorrow at its central office in Port Area, Manila.
Duterte will be welcomed by Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and other BOC officials at the Social Hall for the arrival honors and gallery walk through at 2 p.m
Faeldon, who was named to the post by the President last July, will deliver the bureau’s accomplishment report that will highlight the upward trend in revenue collections especially during the last three months.
For January 2017 alone, Faeldon said the BOC posted a 101% revenue collection of P35.745 billion, surpassing its revenue target of P35.509 billion by P236 million for the period.
The BOC’s Financial Services Unit (FSU) said that the January collection was 115% higher than the 2016 cash collection of P31.08 billion.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez will join President Duterte in giving recognition to the best performing collection districts and their exemplary foreign counterparts during the awarding ceremonies..
Faeldon said the BOC has scheduled a series of activities for the six-day affair, which began on,February 4, with the theme, “United Towards Transformational Change.”
Among the activities lined up are a Shootfest at Villamor Air Base, a Parade of Slogans with ports personnel as participants, a Eucharistic Celebration, a symposium on services provided bt Philhealth, Social Security System and the Government Service Insurance System, a community outreach program Provident Fund Road Tour, public consultations,and Sosyalan at Gabi ng Parangal.
Jublilarians and retirees who will receive awards from Faeldon include: For 20 years in service – Consuelo Villanueva, Jeanette Dadural, Rory Maravilla, and Sadat Manick; 25 years in service – Francis Vic Alindogan, Sergio Alvarado IV, Alexander Arada, Nancy Arsolacia, Meriam Avena, Leo Azarcon, Fernando Barcelona, Alex Bautista, Rosemarie Cachila, Angelito Chaves, Helen Embudo, Godwin Fabia, Marcelo Gaviona, Ronnaldo Geluz, Mary Jean Guillergan, Ramon Hernandez, Belinda Lim, Angelito Lizano, Pangalian Macabato and Robert Millares.
Public Information & Assistance Division