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11/08/2014: PHL CONSULATE GENERAL IN HONOLULU WELCOMES MDB-SEB EXECOM PARTICIPANTS

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PHL CONSULATE GENERAL IN HONOLULU
WELCOMES MDB-SEB EXECOM PARTICIPANTS

(11 August 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii) The Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu, Hawaii led by Consul General Gina Jamoralin, welcomed the Philippine delegation to the Philippine-United States Mutual Defense Board-Security Engagement Board (MDB-SEB) Executive Committee Meeting.

The Philippine delegation, composed of representatives from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), is headed by AFP Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans J5 BGen Raul Del Rosario. They will meet with their American counterparts to discuss the proposed joint military activities for 2015, with the end goal of further strengthening and modernizing the PH-US defense alliance.

Also joining the Philippine delegation are Assistant Secretary Maria Andrelita S. Austria of the DFA-Office of American Affairs and Executive Director Eduardo Oban, Jr. of the Presidential Commission on the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFACOM).

The MDB-SEB Executive Committee meeting starts today and ends on 13 August 2014 (END)