Hard Hat Ceremony

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Senate President Franklin M. Drilon and DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson led on February 28, 2014 the Hard Hat Ceremony for the construction of Iloilo Convention Center. The convention center project within the Iloilo Business Park is considered to become venue of one of the Ministerial Meetings of the upcoming 2015 APEC Summit in the Philippines. Joining the ceremony are (from left) Architect William V. Coscolluela (designer of the convention center), Iloilo Fifth District Representative Niel C. Tupas Jr., Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog, Iloilo Governor Arthur D. Defensor, Sr., Iloilo City Lone District Representative Jerry P. Treñas and TIEZA COO General Manager Mark Lapid. Also present during the ceremony were Iloilo Third District Representative Arthur D. Defensor, Jr., Iloilo Second District Representative Arcadio H. Gorriceta, DPWH Region 6 Director Edilberto D. Tayao, and Assistant Regional Regional Director Lea N. Delfinado, and Regional Director Helen T. Catalbas of Department of Tourism.