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Philippine officials, bizmen speak at PHILJEC-JPECC annual joint meeting

Philippine officials, bizmen speak at PHILJEC-JPECC annual joint meeting

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine officials and businessmen met this month during the annual joint meeting between the Philippines-Japan Economic Cooperation Committee, Inc. (PHILJEC) and its counterpart, Japan-Philippines Economic Cooperation Committee (JPECC).

Present during the PHILJEC-JPECC meeting were Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Magsaysay Lines CEO Doris Magsaysay-Ho, EEI CEO Robert Castillo and lawyer Mike Toledo.

The meeting was held last March 13 in Tokyo, Japan.

Toledo spoke on the "Metro Pacific Groups Impact on Nation Building through its Infrastructure and other Projects and Business in the Philippines."