The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Central Office through the Planning, Policy and International Affairs Division (PPIAD), facilitated the first virtual National Mines and Geosciences Bureau Programming workshop using MS Teams from October 19-23, 2020 to discuss and agree on the set targets for CY 2021.
In his welcome address, Acting Director, Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano, presented the policy direction for the year 2021 and enjoined everyone to continuously do its job to ensure that the MGB is anchored to achieving its mandate using the highest possible quality of services to our clienteles and stakeholders. Meantime, OIC-PPIAD Chief, Ms. Socorro Oquendo presented the house rules and other important reminders to be considered before proceeding to the workshop proper.
Finance and Administrative and all other technical divisions were led to different online breakout sessions, each facilitated by PPIAD personnel during the workshop, so that targets and budgetary requirements were discussed intensively.
RD Hernani Abdon who led this first virtual meeting, was his first programming workshop as OIC Regional Director. Among the other firsts for this workshop was the inclusion/involvement of Information Officers.