Chinese Embassy vows cooperation with Boracay laws

first_imgChinese liaison officer Peter Tay saidConsul General Lou Gang with the Chinese Embassy officials for culture andtourism, met acting Malay mayor Floribar Bautista and other governmentofficials of the island to cooperate with the local government. Leonard Tirol, officer of the BoracayFire, Rescue and Volunteers Incorporated (BFRAV), said the ATVs will bestationed at the front beach. Others will be given to the Philippine NationalPolice for patrolling purposes. Chinese Embassy Consul General Lou Gang gives instructions to Chinese liaison officer Peter Tay during their visit in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan. JUN AGUIRRE/PN Korean tourists came in second with334,201 tourist arrivals. Last March, Gang met with theofficials of the Department of Tourism to promote Boracay to the Chinesetourists. The Malay Municipal Tourism Officerecorded a total of 389,885 Chinese tourist arrivals from Jan. to Oct. thisyear. MALAY, Aklan – The Chinese Embassy inManila vowed cooperation in abiding with the local policies being implementedin Boracay Island. China together with Korea remained asthe top two sources of market, recording an 81 percent total of internationaltourist arrivals from Jan. to Oct. Aside from the courtesy visit, theChinese Embassy also donated six All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) worth around P1.4million to be used for Boracay’s local baywatch program.  “Mayor Bautista told the Consul aboutthe petty issues involving some Chinese nationals penalized for theirinvolvement in littering and smoking violations at the front beach. Hearingthis, Gang seeks a full copy of the existing local ordinance. This will be thentranslated into Chinese and the embassy will distribute it to the visitingChinese tourists to Boracay for their information,” Tay added.    They were followed by Taiwanese touristswith 28,455 arrivals./PNlast_img