SMART CITY PLANNING. The MVP Group of Companies recently attended an inaugural course on inclusive city making at the Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) School of Public Policy. The course was conducted in partnership with the Leagues of Cities and Provinces of the Philippines, at the National University of Singapore. The executive program, which was co-sponsored by Grab, is an avenue to seed progressive, long-term thinking on smart city planning and development. The participants worked with experts from around the world to explore innovations and strategies for tapping the power of stakeholders to foster urban excellence. The MVP LGU leadership development program for smart cities is supported by PLDT-Smart, Meralco and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC). Shown are some of the attendees of the program (Left to right): PLDT senior relationship manager- public sector Jojo Alonzo; League of Provinces of the Philippines executive director Sandy Paredes; Balanga City, Bataan Mayor Francis Anthony Garcia; Bataan Governor Albert Garcia,;Maynilad head of government relations Anette de Ocampo; PSF President Ma. Esther Santos; Malabon Mayor Antolin Oreta III; and MPIC Foundation President Melody del Rosario.