Arrival of Participants in Puerto Princesa: A Courtesy for the MOU Signing

Events June 21, 2024


On June 20, 2024, participants from various higher education institutions from six regions across the Philippines have gathered in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, marking a significant milestone in academic collaboration and international relations. The occasion is set to culminate in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Philippine Higher Education Institutions (PHEIs) and Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) Consortium today June 21, 2024. To be hosted by Palawan State University and Western Philippines University.

This event, organized under the auspices of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), highlights Puerto Princesa’s pivotal role as a hub for academic exchange and partnership. Welcoming delegates from institutions across the country, the city exemplifies its commitment to fostering educational advancement and international collaboration.

The Office of the Governor Hon. Dennis M. Socrates and Local Government Mayor Hon. Lucilo R. Bayron has played a crucial role in ensuring the success of this gathering, providing logistical support and extending warm hospitality to all participants. Their dedication underscores the local government’s commitment to supporting initiatives that promote educational excellence and cultural exchange.

Participants arrived amidst a backdrop of Palawan’s natural beauty, setting the stage for meaningful discussions and fruitful interactions. As delegates prepare for the MOU signing, anticipation is high for the partnerships and opportunities that will emerge from this collaborative effort.

The MOU signing ceremony promises to not only strengthen academic ties but also to pave the way for innovative research collaborations and student exchange programs aligned with global educational standards. It signifies a step forward in realizing shared goals of enhancing academic excellence and contributing to sustainable development goals (SDGs) through collective efforts.

The arrival of participants in Puerto Princesa for this significant event is a testament to the spirit of cooperation and mutual respect among educational institutions and government entities. As we look forward to the MOU signing and the ensuing collaborations, we acknowledge the pivotal role played by the local government and the Office of the Governor in making this event a success.

This event celebrates academic achievement and Puerto Princesa’s emergence as a dynamic center for educational diplomacy and international cooperation.

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