Top officials joining
oil price meet today
BY CARLA GOMEZ
Representatives from the departments of Energy and Trade and Industry, as well as top Negros Island officials, are expected at a consultative meeting on the formation of the Visayas Oil Price Watchdog to be held at the Social Hall of the Negros Occidental Capitol in Bacolod City at 2 p.m. today.
Stakeholders from the transport and business sectors, as well as civil society and sugar industry representatives have also been invited to the meeting.
Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd District) said the meeting is being held in response to complaints on the oil price disparity between Metro Manila and other provinces in the Visayas.