by Office of Publication and Information (OPI)
Chancellor Sukarno D. Tanggol, Undersecretary of the Presidential Communications Operations Office and Director General of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Harold E. Clavite, and the ASEAN Week Convenor Dr. Darwin Manubag will lead guests and participants to the ASEAN University Forum to be held at the Gymnasium on May 10, 2017.
The MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology’s (MSU-IIT) Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension’s Department of Extension hosts the ASEAN forum from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM at the Gym.
A Ribbon Cutting will also be held before the forum for the kiosk launch of the ASEAN Information Center and Food and Travel Expo at the lawn fronting the Administration Building.
Iligan City Mayor Celso Regencia will deliver the opening statement at the start of the ASEAN Forum while Clavite will give the keynote address.
The opening speeches will be followed by invited speakers who will tackle various topics concerning the ASEAN: “AmBisyon Natin 2040” by Assistant Regional Director, NEDA-X, Mae Ester T. Guiamadel; “Overview of ASEAN 2017” by Belina SB Capul, PIA’s ASEAN International Relations Committee; “Freedom of Information” by Assistant Secretary, Presidential Communications Operations Office Maria Paz R. Banaag; “ASEAN Trade and Investment Opportunities” by Regional Director of the Department of Trade & Industry-X, CDO Linda O. Boniao.
The Institute’s Cultural Troupes, the Integrated Performing Arts Guild (IPAG), the Kalimulan Cultural Dance Troupe, the Kalilang Music Ensemble and the Octava Choral Society are performing during the ASEAN program at the Gym. – Official Release of the Office of Publication & Information