Saturday, November 5, 2011
AMBASSADORS all over the world will converge in Baguio City for mining development.
Seven ambassadors led by Australia’s Roderick Richard Campbell Smith, Brazil’s Alcides Gastao Rostand Prates, Chile’s Roberto Mayorga, South Africa’s Agnes Nyamande-Pitso, Switzerland’s Ivo Sieber, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s Stephen Lillie, and China’s Liu Jianchao will attend the four-day mining week in the city.
The Philippines Ambassador Delia Albert, former Department of Foreign Affairs secretary and Philippine ambassador to Australia and Germany, will also be present in the festivities.
The city will play host to the 59th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference slated on November 8 to 11, gathering mining stakeholders and agencies with this year’s theme “Responsible Mining: Enabling a Better Future.”
Activities will kick off with a tree planting on November 8 at the Botanical Garden area adopted by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association.
The ambassadors will also attend the Mining Symposium geared to boost the industry and its standards through an exchange of information and technology.
On November 10, the anticipated opening of Mining Exhibit at the Garden Wing of the CAP-Camp John Hay convention center is set to display the industry’s best.
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on November 05, 2011.