Palawan gov't eyes island brgy as tourist destination
Manila Bulletin|December 31, 2020
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — The town of Dumaran, located in the northern part of Palawan, is being eyed as a prime tourist destination after the provincial government announced plans to develop a 1.5-hectare salt farm in the island barangay of Bohol.
AIRA GENESA MAGDAYAO

NEW TOURIST DESTINATION – A salt farm in the island barangay of Bohol in Dumaran, Palawan is being considered as a prime tourist destination by the provincial government. (Photo courtesy of Palawan Provincial Planning and Development Office)

Provincial Planning and Development Officer (PPDO) Ninfa Rubio said that the project to develop the salt farm has been under the provincial government’s Banwa Project since 2017 with the approval of funding assistance to the members of the Bohol Salt Makers Association.

The funds would be used for the repair and maintenance of filter boxes and construction of more salt beds.

She said that some of the equipment was already provided by Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

She said that Barangay Bohol project was just one of the plans of the provincial government to develop other towns for their unique attraction or product.

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