Gov Lacson outlines plan 2020 priorities


This year, the provincial government of Negros Occidental will try to outdo its performance in 2019, Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said.

Lacson said his government’s priorities include sports, tourism, health and disaster preparedness.

“We are now at the start of a new decade and are expecting everybody to do his or her share in the service of the Negrense,” he added.

Aside from the renovation of the Panaad Stadium in Barangay Mansilingan in Bacolod City, the governor announced that four major provincial government-run hospitals in Silay, Cadiz, Valladolid, and Kabankalan will also be upgraded this year. (

There will also be an increased subsidy for Negrense athletes who are joining national and international competitions to encourage them to do better in bringing honor to the province, according to him.

Lacson said the province is hosting the Australian-Asian Chamber of Commerce Summit this year, which is expected to boost economic and business activity in Negros Occidental.