By Roi Lomotan
The Philippine Information Agency – Negros Oriental Information Center recently conducted an Ugnayan Dialogue for Progress and ASEAN Multi-Sectoral Forum at Silliman University in Dumaguete City to deepen the public’s appreciation and understanding of ASEAN and raise their knowledge on the other thrusts of the government. Here are some highlight photos of the activity:
The Kahayag Dance Company opens the program with a cultural dance.
Above photo set (Clockwise) shows ANOPIO President Raffy Duhaylungsod hosting the activity while the rest of the pictures show the group of individuals participating in the forum. Some 127 persons representing various agencies and sectors participated in the forum.
In this photo set (clockwise): Mr. Angelo Tiongson, representative of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo, Silliman University President Dr. Ben Malayang III, Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Ed Du and Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Remollo express their message of support to PIA for organizing a Ugnayan Dialogue for Progress and ASEAN Multi-Sectoral Forum at Silliman University in Dumaguete City last April.
PIA Staff Director Belina Capul talks about ASEAN and its benefits to Filipinos. She also tackled the Philippines’ hosting of ASEAN this year anchored on the theme “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World.”
Ms. Michelle Arianne Manza of the Presidential Communication Operations Office (PCOO) talks about Executive Order No. 2 which implements Freedom of Information (FOI) in government offices under the Executive Branch. Manza emphasized that FOI is not only for the media but for Filipino families as well. She pointed out that the public can utilize information from government offices in making decisions to improve their quality of life.
NEDA-7 Regional Director Efren Carreon presents the highlights of NEDA’s Ambisyon Natin 2040 which represents the collective long-term vision and aspirations of the Filipino people for themselves and for the country in the next 25 years during the Ugnayan Dialogue for Progress – ASEAN Multi-Sectoral Forum held at Silliman University, Dumaguete City on April 18. He showed in his presentation that 70.3% of people in the Visayas aspire for simple and comfortable life in the next 25 years. He also discussed the challenges the government needs to resolve to help people achieve the life they want to have.
PIA Director General Haorld Clavite delivers the keynote message for the Ugnayan Dialogue for Progress – ASEAN Multi-Sectoral Forum held at Silliman University, Dumaguete City . In his speech, Clavite pointed out that the objective of organizing the ASEAN community and with economic cooperation and regional integration is to improve the lives of its people.
Organizers and guests of the Ugnayan Dialogue for Progress and ASEAN Multi-Sectoral take a photo op after the activity (l-r): NEDA Region 7 Director Efren Carreon, BSP-Dumaguete Deputy Director Nicasio Parc, Dr. Ben Malayang III, NOBDF official John Jalandoni, Manjuyod Mayor Felix Sy, PIA Director General Harold Clavite, NOCCI President Ed Du, PIA-7 OIC-Regional Director Fayette Riñen, PIA Staff Director Belina Capul, PCOO Officer Michelle Arianne Manza, PIA-NegOr Jenny Tilos and ANOPIO President Rafael Duhaylungso.