Philippines delegation explores partnership
On 29 June 2006, nine members of the city council from the Science City of Munoz, Nieva Ecija, Philippines, visited AIT to explore the collaboration. The delegation was led by the Hon. Mr. Jose A. Ruiz, Jr., who is a 1979 graduate of AIT's Agricultural and Food Engineering program.
The delegation focused on learning more about AIT and to seek opportunities for future partnership. The delegation showed interest in exploring the possibility of studying and exchanging experiences in training methods of various developmental areas.
During the visit, the delegation met with Prof. Sudip Rakshit, vice president for research; Prof. Dennes T. Bergado, Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology; Prof. V.M. Salokhe, coordinator, Agricultural Systems and Engineering, School of Environment, Resources and Development; Dr. Wenresti Gallardo, Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management, SERD; and Mr. Tenzin Rabgyal and Mrs. Hnin Aye Lwin, program officers, External Relations and Communication Office.