The Bureau of Customs (BOC) – Port of Davao signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) on December 13 at the Davao Customshouse.
The partnership, aligned with the directives of Commissioner Yogi Filemon Ruiz, aims to enhance customs administration through holistic organizational development.
It will also improve the skills and knowledge of Customs Davao’s personnel through customized training, programs, and technical assistance, which will help the Office to be more efficient and responsive to the demands of the stakeholders and the economy.
Plans for restructuring, rightsizing, and intervention in learning and development programs are already at work in line with President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s National Government Rightsizing Program (NGRP).
District Collector Erastus Sandino Austria and Deputy Collector for Administration Mohammad Ben-Usman represented the Port, while President and CEO Engelbert Caronan, Jr. and Mindanao’s Managing Director Mark Lemuel L. Garcia represented the DAP.