THE airport and seaport in Cagayan de Oro as well as the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) located at the Philippine Veterans Industrial Development Corporation (Phividec) in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental received support from Australian agency.

The said ports recently received a total of P750,000 equipment and capability building support from a government project funded by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).

Dubbed as the “Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area Support to CIQS or BEST on CIQS”, the project specifically donated a P500,000 worth of equipment support to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) and P250,000 to MTC to support its capability building activities.

The allocation is part of the P3.75-million equipment and capability building assistance of the BEST on CIQS project to priority ports in Mindanao and Palawan such as Zamboanga, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, General Santos-Sarangani, Cotabato, and Puerto Princesa City in Palawan.

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