Isabela City Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman together with Deputy Speaker and Basilan Lone District Representative Mujiv Hataman convened the stakeholders of Barangay Lampinigan to discuss the tourism-related development plans. The meeting was also attended by City Tourism Officer Claudio Ramos II, City PESO Manager Aradelria Belleng and the Lampinigan Barangay Council led by its Chair Aksan Hamad and SK Chairperson Saidimal Salman Makal.
For her part, Mayor Turabin-Hataman reiterated the importance of collaboration between tourism stakeholders in the city as tourism is poised to be one of drivers for economic recovery. She also directed the conduct of a site inspection as the initial phase for the development of the island.
Meanwhile, PESO Manager Belleng has outlined the series of capacity development workshops to prepare the local community for the influx of guests and visitors. City Tourism Officer Ramos emphasized the importance of a whole-of-community approach to realize the tourism potentials of Lampinigan.