Ozamiz City airport in Misamis Occidental hosted the 91st Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) Information Kiosk launching on 23 August 2017 spearheaded by Philippine Information Agency (PIA) region 10.
The kiosk located in the pre-departure area of the airport will strengthen ASEAN awareness in the province and at the same time learn new programs and projects of the government. It holds IEC materials where passengers can read while waiting for their flight.
In his welcome message, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Ozamiz City Manager Engr. Edwin Luching expressed his full support to ASEAN campaign of the government. He said that the airport is always open for these kinds of activities and campaign of the government.
PIA Central Office Director Olive Tiu meanwhile shared that the aim for this info kiosk is to raise awareness and deepen understanding of ASEAN especially that Philippines is host for this year’s 50th anniversary. Tiu explained that we are not only a citizen of the Philippines but of a bigger community and that is ASEAN. She also mentioned that this is a nationwide campaign of PIA wherein Ozamiz City is the recipient of the 91st ASEAN info kiosk.
Further, she said that the kiosk does not only include ASEAN IEC materials but also government programs and projects that people need to know.
In his message, Vice Mayor Mike Tagal shared that the local government of Ozamiz is always in full support of the programs and projects of the national government. Despite the recent events in Ozamiz City, he assured that Ozamiz is ready to move forward and one with ASEAN.
The event highlighted with a cultural presentation from the Subanen Festival champion in Ozamiz City and ribbon cutting led by PIA central office and region 10 and local government unit of Ozamiz City through its city council and province of Misamis Occidental and CAAP Ozamiz. (JMOR/PIA10)