Guv eyes partnerships in Japan to boost Negros silk, sugar, rice 

Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson  meeting with Philippine Embassy officials in  Japan.*  

Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson discussed possible partnerships with Japanese groups   for increased silk worm production, technology transfer for rice and sugar, and human resource development   in Negros Occidental during a meeting with Philippine Embassy officials in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 30. 

Lacson and his delegation met with embassy officials led by Dita Angara-Mathay, Special Trade Representative for the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Tokyo, a press release from the Capitol said. 

They discussed programs of the Negros Occidental provincial government in partnership with the Japanese government and some Japanese organizations.  

Mathay assured the governor that the Philippine Embassy will support the ongoing programs of the province in Japan, including new engagements in Toyama Prefecture. 

Lacson’s delegation in Japan is composed of Provincial Administrator  Rayfrando Diaz II, Department of the Interior and Local Government Provincial  Director Teodora Sumagaysay,  Executive Assistant to the Governor and Public Information Officer Charina Magallanes – Tan, Negros Occidental  Scholarship Program Head Karen Dinsay, Negros Occidental Language and Information Technology Center Administrator Dr. Ma.  Ma. Cristina Orbecido, and April Duran.* 

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