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26/06/2012: CFO Nominations for 2012 Presidential Awards Extended until June 30

26 JUNE 2012, WASHINGTON, DC – The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has announced that the submission of nominations for the 2012 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas has been extended to June 30, 2012.

The Presidential Awards is a biennial search to recognize exceptional individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to Philippine progress and development.  The Awards are also conferred to overseas Filipinos who have shown excellence and distinction in their work or profession.  Since 1991, it has been conferred on 338 overseas-based individuals and organizations from over 44 countries and territories.

Rules, guidelines as well as nomination and endorsement forms on the Awards can be accessed from www.2012presidentialawards.cfo.gov.ph.

For further details, interested parties may wish to contact the Awards Secretariat at telephone nos. (632) 552-4761 to (632) 552-4767; fax nos. (632) 561-8291 and (632) 561-8332; and email address npangilinan@cfo.gov.ph. END.