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Investment Roadshow for Regions III, IV-A and NCR. The Board of Investments (BOI) Executive Director Efren V. Leaño, delivers the Welcome Remarks at the 6th of a series of Investments Priorities Plan (IPP) Regional Roadshow at The Heritage Hotel, Pasay City. He stated that the forum is aimed at informing the public on the salient features of the 2014-2016 IPP and its implementing guidelines. The forum discussed the investments opportunities for potential and existing investors, and the present regional economic situation Dir. Leaño stressed that the IPP is a development tool for inclusive growth. Its formulation employed a new approach as it adopted an analytical framework and a more rigorous process of identifying the priority economic activities. This year’s IPP introduced innovative features such as the principle of geographical application. This principle takes into consideration the impact of an economic activity in a particular region, province, or a cluster of local government unit. The IPP 2014-2016 was approved on October 28, 2014 by President Benigno S. Aquino III thru Memorandum Order No. 74. The BOI already conducted IPP fora in the cities of General Santos, Baguio, Dipolog, San Fernando and Cagayan de Oro. (DTI-PRU)