Statement of Secretary Edwin Lacierda:
On the week of December 1-5, 2014
[December 1, 2014]
On Friday, the President will attend the 2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO) and host a ceremonial dinner for the awardees and their families. The biennial awards recognize Filipino individuals and overseas organizations that have made significant contributions to our country’s development, either by exhibiting professional excellence or by advancing the cause of Filipino communities abroad.