Philippine Permanent Representative to the United Nations Teodoro Locsin, Jr. graced the ribbon-cutting ceremony together with TPB Chief Operating Officer Cesar Montano, and Her Royal Highness Princess Katarina de Silva of Yugoslavia and Serbia who also serves as the President of Tourism Guild UK. The opening ceremony was also attended by an audience from media, the diplomatic corps, business groups, state officials, and entertainment influencers.
A series of panel discussions and presentations were held in the afternoon, focusing on trade and investment opportunities in the Philippines. Rhonda Binda, Esq., who is the Co-Founder & VP Policy for Venture Smarter and Executive Director of the Regional Smart Cities Initiative, presented “Smart Cities-Innovation Leading to the Future of the Philippines.”
The panel discussion on “Why Invest in the Philippines” featured Ambassador Teodoro Locsin, Jr. and Ms. Nancy Vailakis, Business Development Director of Augentius — one of the largest independent private equity and real estate administrators with an international office in Pasig City.
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