During an interview with Municipal Tourism Officer (MTO) Felix De Los Santos on Wednesday, June 26 by Easy Rock 93.5, he said the result of the bidding will be known by next week and that the Apec Secretariat is also scheduled to visit Boracay by next week.
Prior to this development, according to the MTO, for the bidding process a Pre-evaluation, and then a Presentation were conducted.
Currently the process is on the Post Evaluation period.
During the interview, De Los Santos explained that Apec is coordinating with the Department of Tourism (DOT) 6, and DOT 6 is also coordinating with the Municipal Tourism Office of Malay.
De Los Santos hopes that Boracay will be chosen for the venue.
He further hopes that if Boracay is chosen, it will be successful with the cooperation of the National Government, DOT 6, the Provincial Government, LGU of Malay, stakeholders and the community.
Written and Contributed by: Rodel J. Abalus