GOVERNMENT officials and businessmen pose shortly after signing a memorandum of agreement (MOA) that will help Aetas, belonging to the Amianan and Ambala tribes in Zambales, market their products in Houston, Texas.
In the photo are Tesda Secretary-General Gean Mamondiong (3rd right), DTI- Assitant Secretary Ameena Fajardo (4th right), Congressman Omar Fajardo of the OFW Party-List (4th left), Angat Unlad Negosyo Consumer Cooperative (AUNCC) Chairman Sonny Pimentel (3rd left), PHILKO President Michelle Sia (2nd left) and Angeles City Councilor Joseph Ponce (right).
An agreement was forged between AUNCC and Federation of Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce to create an import and export portal that will provide an avenue for open trade of all marketable products. Witnessing the MOA signing are tribal leaders of the two tribes and other officials. (Chris Navarro)