Guam - Olongapo City sister-city relationship
Calvo advocates for Olongapo City sister-city relationship
PACIFIC DAILY NEWS
Gubernatorial candidate Sen. Eddie Baza Calvo yesterday introduced a resolution authorizing Speaker Judith Won Pat to enter Guam into a sister-city relationship with Olongapo City, Philippines.
Resolution No. R170-30 (LS) is co-sponsored by Sens. Rory Respicio, Judith Guthertz, Ray Tenorio and Jim Espaldon.
“Guam and Olongapo City can benefit greatly from each other,” Calvo said. "We can learn a lot from their experience as a former host community to one of the largest U.S. military installations in the region," Calvo said.
Olongapo City Mayor James “Bong” Gordon Jr. visited Guam in April and met with Calvo.
Sangguniang Panlunsod of Olongapo earlier passed resolution 2009 R - 60 - A RESOLUTION EXTENDING AN INVITATION TO GUAM, U.S.A. TO BECOME TWIN-PARTNER OF OLONGAPO CITY AND PARTICIPATE IN THE PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL SISTERHOOD AND TWINNING PROGRAM (PHISTA) AND AUTHORIZING THE HONORABLE MAYOR, JAMES “BONG” GORDON, JR.TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS RELATIVE THERETO
And resolution 2009 R - 62 - A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING HONORABLE MAYOR JAMES GORDON, JR. AS “AMBASSADOR OF GOODWILL” OF THE CITY OF OLONGAPO TO GUAM ,USA IN CONNECTION WITH THE GUAM MARIANAS PROJECT
In the mean time Guam Mayors' Council officers and members are in Olongapo City in preparation for the Pacific Mayors' Conference to be held in Olongapo City next year. Arrangements pertaining to the upcoming Guam build-up project is also part of the agenda.