On behalf of Isabela City Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman, Vice Mayor Jhul Kifli Salliman led the Joint Quarterly Meeting of the Local Economic Affairs Development (LEAD) Council and the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Council (SMEDC), June 20 at the SP Session Hall.During his remarks, Vice Mayor Salliman underscored the importance of cultivating a local economy that nurtures the role of small and medium enterprises toward building an economically dynamic and competitive Isabela City. Discussed during the meeting were the accomplishments of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Zamboanga City Provincial Office as of May 2023 as Isabela City is administered by the said office. Also presented was the upcoming participation of Isabela City at the DTO Industry Showcase and Investment Conference from July 25-26. Present during the meeting were ABC President and Councilor Tammy Ismael, CTO Claudio Ramos II, City Agriculturist Ma. Gina Alberto, LEDIPO Chief Jaime Juanito Rivera, PESO Manager Aradelria Belleng, BPLO Albert Porticos and representatives from City Treasury Office, CGSO, and CIO. While from the Department of Trade and Industry ZCPO were Chief of Business Development Division Angelie Amazon and Focal Person of the Micro, Small, Medium Development Council of DTI Zamboanga, Mary Kristel Aubrey Vidal. (Words by M. Guerrero/Photos by M. Santos, CIO)#HAPIsabela#AHappyAndDignifiedLifeforAll