22 February 2016 – Philippine Ambassador to Brazil Jose D.R. Burgos met with with Lieutenant Brigadier (General) Nivaldo Luiz Rossato, Commander of the Brazilian Air Force, on February 16.
General Rossato informed Ambassador Burgos that the Brazilian Air Force is willing to offer training to Philippine Air Force officials and pilots, from company grade to more senior levels, particularly on flight security and air traffic control. Said training would last between six months to a year, and would involve the sending of Brazilian trainers to the Philippines.
For his part, Ambassador Burgos proposed the exchange of visit of Air Force officials from both countries to further expand cooperation and deepen ties in areas of mutual concern. He also mentioned the possibility of Brazilian Air Force officials joining the AFP Command and Staff College (GSC) program and the Master of National Security Administration (MNSA) Program of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP). END