Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) celebrated its 45th Milestone Anniversary with the theme “#FortifiedAt45: Pinalakas na sektor ng pangisdaan, Susi sa pambansang kaunlaran sa gitna ng pandemya” held at PFDA Central Office Conference Room on August 11, 2021.
Due to the re-implementation of Enhanced Community Quarantine in the National Capital Region, participants all over the country have attended the live program at the comfort of their own homes and offices via teleconference.
During the program, Technical Services Department Manager Engr. Danilo Axalan presented the latest updates on the agency’s construction and rehabilitation of various port facilities in all municipal and Regional Fish Ports.
PFDA’s isDA ON THE GO (IOTG) project was also highlighted during the program. Through a video blog presentation, PFDA showcased various fresh frozen fish products available in all IOTG stores nationwide at very affordable prices.
Moreover, the agency gave special recognition to its Service Loyalty Awardees who rendered their service to PFDA for a remarkable amount of time.
The agency also promoted its PFDA Review quarterly publication that is available for download at the agency’s official website at pfda.gov.ph.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, and Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG) Chairman Samuel G. Dagpin, Jr. graced the event through video messages and sent their warmest greetings and support as the agency marks its 45th year.
In addition, members of the PFDA Board of Directors led by Department of Agriculture Secretary Dr. William D. Dar and PFDA General Manager Atty. Glen A. Pangapalan sent their well wishes to the PFDA community.
Ms. Camille An Moog of PFDA Central Office - Operations Services Department and Ms. Joy Tuazon of Navotas Fish Port Complex – Administrative Services Division hosted this year's virtual program.
To watch the recorded live program of PFDA 45th Milestone Anniversary Celebration and to be part of the month-long anniversary activities, make sure to visit PFDA’s official Facebook page at facebook.com/officialpfda and official Youtube Channel at tinyurl.com/PFDAYoutubeChannel.
(Mark Angelo N. Perez – Public Information Division, with photos from PFDA-GSFPC and PFDA-ZFPC)