Manila, Philippines – PH Trade officials meet with French delegates of the Shared Services Business Mission to the Philippines. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Nora K. Terrado (5th from left, front row) joined Philippine Ambassador to France, H.E. Ma. Theresa P. Lazaro (3rd from left, front row) and Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Undersecretary Laura Q. del Rosario (4th from left, front row) in welcoming top-level French delegates of the Shared Services Business Mission to the Philippines last March 16, 2016.
The business mission which was organized by the Philippine Embassy - Paris aimed at encouraging prominent French businesses, particularly those interested in setting up shared service centers or global in house centers (GICs), to explore opportunities in locating in the Philippines. Also present during the welcome event at the Carlos P. Garcia Hall of the DFA were Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Group Manager for Promotion and Public Relations, Mr. Elmer San Pascual (leftmost front row), Mr. Jose Mari Mercado, President/CEO of the IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) (fifth from right, front row), and Philippine Commercial Attaché to Paris, Mr. Froilan Pamintuan (rightmost, front row) (END).