In an aim to safeguard and develop the Bulacan River System, the Bulacan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (BCCI) launched its flagship project called Project AGOS and BCCI Marketplace at Mini Forest, Provincial Capitol Compound in this city on Tuesday, September 14.
BCCI President Victor F. Mendoza gave a briefing to Bulacan Gov. Daniel R. Fernando on Project AGOS that aims to protect and develop the tributary for potential livelihood and tourism industries and possible link to the Bulacan airport. The project covers 11 towns in the province.
The Bulacan River, commonly called Angat River, has a river system that includes Norzagaray, Angat, San Rafael, Bustos, Baliwag, Pulilan, Plaridel, Paombong, Hagonoy, Calumpit, and Dona Remedios Trinidad.
Fernando said as one of the stakeholders of BCCI’s Project AGOS, the Provincial Government of Bulacan is one with the project’s objectives to provide Bulakenyos hope and morale boost in terms of sustaining the ecosystem for the next generation which in turn will give livelihood opportunities and potential boost to the province's tourism industry.
Meanwhile, BCCI Marketplace, an online selling platform, also promotes the interest of businesses in the province and offers goods, particularly food and non-food, products and services of BCCI and other Bulacan- based companies at the lowest possible prices.
The BCCI also turned over to Fernando some medical supplies and equipment including 500 kN95 masks, 110 personal protective equipment, two oxygen tanks, one oxygen concentrator, and one trolley to be used at the Bulacan Medical Center.