BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – City Consultant for Trade, Tourism and Investment lawyer John N. Orola, Jr. who is also a former city Administrator, Congressman of Lone District of Bacolod, Tourism Attaché of Philippine Embassy in Japan, Korea and USA invited the Organization for the Development and Advancement of Negros in Japan (ODAN-J) and Japan-Negros Friendship Association (JNFA).
This invitation for the group from Japan is to conduct a business opportunity survey and research in the City of Bacolod and the Province of Negros Occidental on 18 October to 31 October 2021.
Orola had recommended the upcoming visit of the groups from Japan to Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia and they are set to meet with the City Mayor during the conduct of their business opportunity and survey in the city.
Orola said that with my invitation to JNFA and ODAN-J, the city could explore areas of opportunities between Japan and the City of Bacolod and the Province of Negros Occidental that can help stimulate the economic recovery and growth of both the city and the province especially during this time of a pandemic.
Representatives from JNFA and ODAN-J will be provided with the necessary documents as a requirement of the Philippine government prior to their flight to Bacolod City due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions, Orola added.
The members from the group expected to come from Japan is composed of Eleanor Fukuda, Director, Japan-Negros Friendship Association/ODAN-J, Mr. Daisuke Mori, Director, Japan-Negros Friendship Association, Ms. Ayako Mori, Representative, SJ LLC and Judie Alvaran, Chairman, Organization for the Development and Advancement of Negros in Japan.