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PH Ambassador Witnessed MOU signing of APBC and Murdoch University
Standing left to right: DFAT WA State Director Sally Dawkins, Ambassador De La Vega, Philippine Honorary Consul Virma Symons, APBC Vice President for WA Louisa Cotter, Harry Butler Institute Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Simon McKirdy. Seated left to right: APBC President Rene Cabrera and Professor Andrew Deeks
06 June 2022, CANBERRA – Philippine Ambassador to Australia H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Australia Philippines Business Council (APBC) and Murdoch University on 30 May 2022 in Perth, Western Australia (WA).
In her remarks, the Ambassador said, “Education and training are important pieces to unlock further opportunities especially for business.” The Ambassador added, “Through this MOU between APBC and Murdoch University, we are encouraged that the efforts to expand academic collaboration will go beyond government initiatives and will be seen as an important responsibility by the private sector.”
The Ambassador delivered remarks at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on biosecurity management between the APBC and Murdoch University on 30 May in Perth.
The MOU, the first of its kind that was forged by the APBC, promotes collaboration on biosecurity management to support trade. APBC President Rene Cabrera and Murdoch University Vice Chancellor and President Professor Andrew Deeks signed the agreement at the Murdoch University Art Gallery. – END”