Pasay Welcomes Apec’s Slingshot Manila

Pasay City welcomes the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)  to the one and only TRAVEL CITY" of the Philippines as it works double time to assure the safety, security and convenience of the delegates for the first side event of the APEC meeting on July 6-7, 2015 at the Philippine International Convention Center dubbed as Slingshot Manila.

Slingshot Manila is a tech start up conference that will demonstrate not just how big the community is in the region but also how high the level of innovation in Asia Pacific is. The event will be attended by some 800 participants that include start up companies, investment firms and representatives of government agencies.

Pasay City Mayor and Regional Peace and Order Council Antonino Calixto said that Pasay is all systems go and buckled up for the first major event of the APEC Meeting that will commence on November.

Calixto said that the various offices of the City, together with the Pasay-PNP, are now on red alert to ensure the safety and security of the delegates.

"Pasay is where most first class hotels in the country are located ,we want to give our best foot forward to make the delegates and staff's stay in the country most memorable"Calixto said.

Pasay City PNP will deploy members of the police to man and secure the area of the PICC. Pasay Rescue has pre-positioned several Teams of first responders, medics and rescue staff located in strategic areas.

Meanwhile, the City has charged the City Environment and Natural Resources Office to help assist in the maintenance of orderliness and cleanliness before, during and after the APEC CONFERENCE.

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 Press Release: Pasay City - Public Information Office

Monday, July 6, 2015