DTI Undersecretary Ceferino S. Rodolfo and Parliamentary State Secretary (PSS) Thomas Bareiss of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) today signed the Joint Declaration of Intent Establishing the PH-DE Joint Economic Commission (JDI-JEC) at a simple ceremony at the BMWi headquarters in Berlin.
Usec Rodolfo was joined by Ambassador Ma. Theresa B. Dizon-De Vega, Deputy Chief of Mission Lillibeth V. Pono, Economic Officer Cathy Torres, Commercial Counselor Althea Antonio and her team at PTIC-Berlin, and Ms Patrisha Estrella, Trade and Industry Specialist at DTI’s Bureau of International Trade Relations (BITR).
“The JEC provides an important platform to build on the momentum of more dynamic economic engagement between the Philippines and Germany as well as promoting greater synergy between our respective private sectors,” Ambassador Dizon-De Vega said. END