Port of Cebu Convenes Multi-Sector Governance Council

26 November 2020— The Bureau of Customs Port of Cebu yesterday convened its Multi-Sector   Governance Council (MSGC) to serve as an advisory board to the port for its governance and reform initiatives under the  Performance Governance System (PGS).

Port of Cebu Acting District Collector Atty. Charlito Martin R. Mendoza welcomed to the council private sector partners including industry leaders, governance champions, and key stakeholder representatives in customs brokerage, import and export, media, advertising, academe, religious and social work, and civil service.

“I thank our private sector representatives for answering our call to take their seat in the MSGC and be involved partners of Customs in our work to transform the Port of Cebu to be truly responsive, resilient, and truly world class,” said District Collector Mendoza.

The District Collector acknowledged the strong support of the Port’s stakeholders especially during this time of pandemic, and emphasized that the invaluable insight of the MSGC shall help the Port act on its plans to achieve strategic goals. He expressed his optimism that with the help of the collective wisdom of the MSGC, the Port of Cebu can more efficiently work on its   strategy   roadmap and sooner realize its strategic goals.

One of the nine key elements of PGS, the MSGC functions as advisory board to provide proactive   assistance   in   identifying   targeted contributions, gathering initial inputs, and recommending action plans to achieve the Port’s strategic goals under the PGS. The PGS is one of the priority programs of Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero aimed at institutionalizing reforms in the Bureau of Customs.