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Promotion efforts. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. (center) receives a certificate of recognition from Jason Paguio (right), Policy and Outreach Advisor to Council Member Steve Meisen of the City of Chula Vista Council in California on July 7, 2015 at the Industry and Investments Building, Makati City. The certificate commends Manalo for all his efforts to strengthen the relations between the Philippines and the City of Chula Vista, California. Led by Philippine Honorary Consul for San Diego, California Audie J. de Castro (left), Paguio joined the 11-member economic mission from San Diego. The mission intends to explore business opportunities in the Philippines. It is composed of government officials, business development advisory and consultancy firms, and private companies. (DTI-PRU)