As part of President Aquino’s state visit in February, 2014, a Philippine Investment Opportunities Forum was organized by the Department of Trade & Industry and the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, in partnership with the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute.  Philippine Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary for Trade and Investment Promotions Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. discussed the business opportunities in the Philippines.  Specific business opportunities in Mindanao were presented by Secretary Lualhati Antonino of the Mindanao Development Authority. President Aquino delivered the keynote address.