03/09/2009: Philippine Embassy Hosts the Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group; Ambassador Gaa Emphasizes Resilience of RP Economy
03 September 2009 – Ambassador Willy C. Gaa welcomed around 35 members of the Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group (WIPG) at a reception hosted by the Philippine Embassy (L-R Ambassador Gaa, Chairman Nelson Garcia, and Advisory Committee Member Mahender Dudani). WIPG is a non-partisan, professional organization dedicated to working closely with the diplomatic community in fostering deeper cooperation and understanding in the fields of foreign, political, economic and cultural relations.
During the reception program, an Overview of the Philippine Economy, Trade and Investment was presented. Ambassador Gaa conveyed that “we remain bullish about the Philippine economy and optimistic about our future.” Several WIPG members expressed interest to pursue investments and partnership possibilities in the Philippines. END