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 April 24 2019

FFTC recently visited the office of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines where Director Dr. Kuo-Ching Lin met with Director Cesar Drilon, Attorney Arthur Abiera, Jr., Assistant Corporate Secretary and Executive Officer and Ms. Joy Flanco, Administrative and Humanitarian and Special Concerns Officer.  MECO, as the duly designated instrumentality to promote and protect Philippine interests in Taiwan, has been authorized and conferred with authority to perform functions usually carried out by Philippine foreign missions but of a non-political, non-security measures. Discussions mostly revolved around the past and present workshops and training courses that FFTC have conducted in the Philippines and other agricultural endeavors that FFTC has been doing to promote sustainable agriculture in the Asian Pacific Region.

From left to right:  FFTC Administrative Assistant Mr. Charles Wu, Ms. Joy Flanco, MECO’s Administrative and Humanitarian and Special Concerns Officer, FFTC Director Dr. Kuo-Ching Lin, MECO Director Mr. Cesar Drilon, FFTC Information Officer Mr. Ronald Mangubat and Attorney Arthur Abiera, Jr., MECO’s Assistant Corporate Secretary and Executive Officer.