Dalipe creates LIAC for new airport dev’t project

Mayor John Dalipe has created the Local Inter-Agency Committee (LIAC) for the New Zamboanga International Airport Development Project (NZIADP), as the city government paves way for the formulation of the Relocation and Resettlement Action Plan (RRAP) for eligible families affected by the project.

The mayor sits as the overall chairperson of the LIAC with representatives coming from concerned city departments, national agencies and relevant stakeholders as members. The City Housing and Land Management Division under the Office of the City Mayor serves as the secretariat.

The LIAC will be will provide the overall direction, formulate policies and implement the same in the actual relocation and resettlement of the affected families.

The Committee had its initial meeting Tuesday, October 17 at the City Hall conference room to finalize the Executive Order formalizing its creation as well as to discuss preparations for the conduct of the Relocation and Resettlement Action Plan workshop set Oct. 19-20 under the auspices of the National Housing Authority (NHA).

The meeting was jointly presided by City Planning and Development Coordinator Luz Agbayani and Executive Assistant on Housing Engr. Al Urao.

The NZIADP is one of the flagship projects of the Dalipe administration with all-out support from District II Congressman and Majority Leader Cong. Mannix Dalipe. (Sheila Covarrubias) (photo credits: Giana Andrion/HLMD)