EU Ambassador Driesman visited the Makiling Botanic Gardens

Visitors of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), his excellency Igor Driesman, EU Ambassador to the ASEAN, Thomas Wiersing, Charge’ d’ Affaires EU delegation to the Philippines, and Xavier Canton-Lamousse, EU Project Manager had a short tour at the Makiling Botanic Gardens (MBG) last 19 November 2019.

EU Ambassador Driesman signified continued support on Biodiversity Conservation Initiatives in the ASEAN Region. EU is one of the partners of ACB in this advocacy and has became one of the longstanding partner of the Center.

Dr. Rogelio T. Andrada II, Deputy Director of the Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (MCME) and Head of the Botanic Gardens, Parks and Ecotourism Division (BGPED) of MCME welcomed and toured Ambassador Driesman and his colleagues inside the botanic gardens.

By: Angela A. Limpiada

Photos credit to: Angela A. Limpiada

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