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by: Ivan O. Rosal


The Department of Science and Technology National Capital Region (NCR), Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR), Region 1, Region 2 and Region 3 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Press Club (NPC) and the Filipino Inventors Society Producers Cooperative (FISPC) on May 23, 2018 at the 2nd floor of Causeway Restaurant, Timog Avenue, Quezon City to strengthen the collaboration between the organizations/agencies.

The signatories to the MOU were Regional Director Jose B. Patalinjug III (DOST-NCR), OIC RD Dr. Nancy A. Bantog (DOST-CAR), RD Engr. Armando Q. Ganal (DOST-RO1), RD Engr. Sancho A. Mabborang (DOST-RO2), RD Dr. Julius Caesar V. Sicat, Ph.D. (DOST-RO3), NPC President Mr. Rolando B. Gonzalo and FISPC President Francisco O. Pagayon.  DOST Secretary Fortunato T. dela Peña as witness led the signing of the MOU.

The MOU intends to widen the media exposure of various DOST programs and projects.

The MOU is effective after all parties have signed.  The MOU signing was immediately followed by a simple dinner and celebration.