An Hour with the Mayor
(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) “It is my dream and I wish your dream also to make Cebu City a sustainable and livable city for all," said Cebu City Mayor Michael L Rama
to the Cebuano Media and his City Hall Family during the "Interactive Forum with Media Leaders" held last June 25, 2014 Wednesday at the Senior Citizen's Center in South Road Properties.
The Mayor further encouraged everyone to do their share in helping the city to straighten what is crooked, beautify what is ugly, clean what is dirty, put fragrance what is obnoxious, and put into order what is chaotic. He added that we have to be one, to be with and to be together, for together we can make the best things happen in Cebu City,
Meanwhile, the activity dubbed as 'An Hour with the Mayor' was organized by the Cebu City Public Information Office in order for the Cebuano Media to air-out their queries, clarifications and opinions on matters of good governance and on current issues.
Asked if how he intends to realize the pledges in realizing the city hospital, the Mayor pointed out that it is not going to be a problem if we all work hard for it, adding that he will make follow ups for the pledges and embark on the 'Piso Mo, Hospital Ko' fund-raising campaign never minding if he will be labeled as a professional beggar.
He also asked everyone to help as the city will be preparing for the 2 big events that will be held here such as the 2016 International Eucharistic Congress and the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit,
"To become a livable and sustainable city we must endeavor completeness , preserve heritage sites, provide best services and adheres with the show of super service," Mayor Rama also underscored assuring his support for ASEAN Integration, Mega Cebu 2050 Vision and the Millennium Development Goals.
As this Queen City of the South's chief executive, Mayor Rama emphasized that he is leading the city with a genuine intention of a public service above self and a clear direction advocating for a People-Privately Drive Governance; citing that he aims to make the lives of the poor to become better, the middle class comfortable and the rich not to control.
He said that he is always guided by his spiderweb approach development strategy, platform of good governance, and development framework for Cebu City to make SRP Pretty, Coastal barangay's beautiful, Downtown revitalized, Uptown progressive, and Upland balance between environment and development. (By: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados/Cebu City PIO)
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