Speeches as delivered by the Department Secretary during various engagements.
His Excellency, President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, Jr.; fellow cabinet members; and our business partners from the U.S. and the Philippines—a pleasant morning to all. As President Marcos has said recently, “We are currently on a steady path to a strong recovery from the pandemic and a robust economic expansion.” VitalRead more.
Speech of Trade Secretary Alfredo Pascual, Franchise Asia Philippines (FAPHL) 2022 Virtual Franchise Conference
Philippine Franchise Association Chairperson Sherill R. Quintana and President Chris Lim, franchisees and franchisers, ladies and gentlemen—a pleasant morning to you all! Thank you for inviting me to this year's Franchise Asia Philippines Virtual Conference. Your conference theme "Live. Love. Franchise" is more than apt. As we build back betterRead more.
Thanks to Manny Lopez for taking the lead in organizing today’s UP Leadership Forum and for inviting me to be as speaker. In my talk this morning, I will present the key points of DTI’s industrialization strategy for the next six years. This plan is aimed at supporting theRead more.