District Collector Erastus Sandino B. Austria, at the helm of the Bureau of Customs – Port of Clark, convened with the Clark Security Advisory Council led by the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) on August 24, 2023 at the Clark Visitors Center, marking a crucial step toward fortifying security measures and trade facilitation within the region.
During the meeting, Collector Austria led pivotal discussions involving various esteemed figures, including the Regional Directors and heads of Region III. The discussion centered on fostering a potential collaboration between the BOC and other law enforcement agencies. The primary focus of these collaborative efforts revolves around bolstering border security and streamlining trade facilitation processes.
The discussions signify a significant stride toward achieving enhanced security and improved trade processes within the purview of the Bureau of Customs – Port of Clark. As these initiatives take root, the Port of Clark assures its esteemed clients of its continued dedication to providing exceptional service.
The Bureau of Customs, under the stewardship of Collector Austria, envisions a seamless partnership with other law enforcement agencies, creating a harmonized approach to addressing security challenges while also enhancing trade efficiency. This initiative perfectly aligns with the vision set forth by Commissioner Bienvenido Y. Rubio’s 8-Point Priority Program, which emphasizes the BOC’s steadfast dedication to building resilient partnerships and delivering streamlined services for the progress of the nation.