DAVAO CITY, May 18 (PIA) - - An information kiosk will be launched at the lobby of Compostela Valley Capitol in Nabunturan town on May 22.
Compostela Valley Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy and Philippine Information Agency (PIA) XI Regional Director Efren Elbanbuena are expected to lead the opening of the kiosk.
The information kiosk will highlight information materials about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as the region celebrates this year its 50th anniversary and in time for the Philippines’ chairmanship of the regional bloc.
Aside from ASEAN information materials, the kiosk will also feature information materials about the programs and advocacies of the national government agencies.
After the kiosk’s launching, the PIA organized an ASEAN Multi-sectoral Forum, in which more than 100 individuals from the provincial government, national government agencies, youth, provincial officials, business sector and indigenous people are expected to participate.
The forum will deepen the understanding of the participants about ASEAN; its three pillars – Economic Community, Socio-Cultural Community and Political Security Communty; and one of its subregion, the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area. (PIA11, Michael Uy)