Thursday, March 9, 2017

PIA opens 2 info kiosks at MCIA

CEBU CITY, March 4 (PIA)--The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in Central Visayas launched its information kiosks for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in Lapulapu City on Friday, March 3.

The PIA kiosks are located at the domestic passenger arrival area and at the international passenger arrival area of MCIA.

The PIA info kiosks features vital information about ASEAN, the importance of the Philippine Chairmanship of ASEAN and the programs of the national government.

No less than Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar led the ribbon-cutting of the ASEAN info kiosk.

Andanar was joined by PIA officials led by Director-General Harold Clavite, Deputy Director General Angelo Villar and PIA-7 OIC Fayette RiƱen.

They were also joined by Lapulapu City Acting Mayor Marcial Ycong, MCIAA General Manager Atty. Steve Dicdican, GMCAC President Louie Ferrer and GMCAC Chief Executive Advisor Andrew Harrison.

PIA DG Clavite in his message during the launching said the setting up of kiosks at airports and other areas which people flock hopes to give the public the much needed information about ASEAN, the tourist spots, emergency numbers and other information material from the various national government agencies.

Available in the kiosks are fliers and brochures about what ASEAN is and also other information materials about the programs of the national government and the local government units.

This is part of the mandate of the PIA to provide timely, accurate and relevant information to the public as a tool to people empowerment.

ASEAN 2017 is one of the major programs of the government this year being the host country. Of added importance to the hosting of the Philippines is that ASEAN is celebrating its 50th year. (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)
PIA info kiosk at MCIA. PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar (3rd-L) led the ribbon cutting of the PIA information kiosks located at the Domestic and International Passenger Arrival Area of Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on March 3 in Lapulapu City, Cebu. (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)

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