The Philippines Awaits: PH Ambassador Invites Chinese Investments during CIFTIS 2021
Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago L. Sta. Romana welcomes guests to “The Philippine Awaits: A Conference of Services in Tourism, Business, and Agriculture” on 04 September 2021 at the China National Convention Center (CNCC), at the sidelines of the 8th China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS). (Beijing PE photo)
BEIJING 16 September 2021 – Philippine Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China Jose Santiago L. Sta. Romana encouraged Chinese enterprises to continue looking at opportunities in the Philippines during the Department of Tourism-led conference on 04 September 2021 at the sidelines of the 8th China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) held from 02 to 07 September 2021, in Beijing.
Speaking at the event titled, “The Philippines Awaits: A Conference of Services in Tourism, Business, and Agriculture,” Ambassador Sta. Romana said that the Embassy will work towards boosting partnerships and other collaborative arrangements between Filipino and Chinese businesses. He added that “despite the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Embassy and the representative offices of tourism, trade and investment, and agriculture were unceasing in pursuing promotions in China.”
Tourism Attaché Erwin Balane, Commercial Counsellor Glenn Peñaranda, and Agriculture Counsellor Ana Abejuela delivered presentations to bring awareness about tourism, and trade and investment potentials in the Philippines to the Chinese market.
The Philippine-led side event was attended by representatives of various companies in China in the fields of aviation, travel and leisure, information technology, and agriculture.
The PDOT-Beijing spearheaded the establishment of a Philippine National Pavilion at the CIFTIS showcasing the country’s tourist destinations, trade and investments opportunities, and agriculture products. Visitors also had an opportunity to interact with representatives from Philippine partner agencies and network at the pavilion. END
Ambassador Jose Santiago L. Sta. Romana welcomes visitors and guests at the Philippine National Pavilion in the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) on 04 September 2021 in Beijing. (Beijing PE photo)
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