The Peninsula Manila, Makati City
16 May 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III graced the business forum of Joint Alumni Clubs of US Universities such as Columbia, Cornell,Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern-Kellogg, Stanford and Wharton-Penn, held at the Rigodon Ballroom of the Peninsula Manila in Makati City.

The forum with the President aimed at strengthening the role of the alumni clubs in support of the President’s socio-economic agenda in the country.  The alumni who came from various business sectors, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) which were driven by the late President Corazon Aquino’s administration, among others, and government offices are resolved to closely aligning their individual as well as collective endeavors or activities with President Benigno Aquino’s vision for our country.

The President was welcomed by Mr. Peter Coyiuto, President of Wharton-Penn Alumni Association and President of First Life Financial Company.  The Chief Executive was also  joined by DOF Secretary Cesar Purisima, DOTC Secretary Mar Roxas, DOE Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo and DTI Secretary Gregory Domingo.

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