Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Launching of Jose Rizal - Ho Chi Minh Educational, Cultural and International Friendship Society

Dr. Ben Lee Guest of Honor
at Launching of Jose Rizal - Ho Chi Minh
Educational, Cultural and International Friendship Society
at Los Banos Campus, Laguna State Polytechnic University, Philippines

On Wednesday, 19 May 2010, Dr. Ben Lee, President and Founder of EDS Business School and Honorable Senator Mustafa Kamal, Advisor of EDS Business School were guests of honor at the launching of Jose Rizal - Ho Chi Minh Educational, Cultural, and International Friendship Society at Los Banos Campus, Laguna State Polytechnic University, Philippines. The concept of a friendship society between the Philippines and Vietnam was the social invention of Dr. Ricardo A. Wagan, President of Laguna State Polytechnic University, Philippines.



Official launching of the Jose Rizal - Ho Chi Minh Educational, Cultural and Friendship Society by His Excellency Nguyen Vu Tu, Vietnam Ambassador to Philippines; Honorable Ricardo A. Wagan, President of Laguna State Polytechnic University; And Honorable Nona S. Ricafort, Commissioner, Commission on Higher Education


The Friendship Society was initiated with the hope of promoting and developing a deep appreciation for the language, culture, arts, peace and values of Asian countries, particularly the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and uphold harmony and camaraderie with the people of the Republic of the Philippines, the proposal to establish the Jose Rizal - Ho Chi Minh Educational, Cultural and Friendship Society was conceptualized through cooperation among Laguna State Polytechnic University, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Embassy in the Philippines.



(From left) Dr. Ben Lee, President, EDS Business School; Hon. Nona S. Ricafort, Commissioner, Commission on Higher Education; His Excellency Leuane Sombounkhan, Ambassador, The Lao People's Democratic Republic; Her Excellency Jorge Rey Jiminez, Ambassador, The Republic of Cuba; Honorable Justice Amado D. Valdez, President of International Association of Constitutional Law.

The objective of the Friendship Society is to uphold harmony and camaraderie between the people of the Republic of the Philippines and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, with the primary mission to promote aspirations towards global harmony, educational-cultural and socio-economic advancement, camaraderie, mutual aid and team spirit among nations.



Dr. Ben Lee with His Excellency Nguyen Vu Tu, Vietnam Ambassador to Philippines

The organizers of the Friendship Society include Honorable Dr. Ricardo A. Wagan as the founding President, and Advisory Board members Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tu, CHED Commissioner Dr. Nona S. Ricafort, Senator Manuel A. Roxas II, Congresswoman Cynthia A. Villar, and Dean Justice Amado D. Valdez.



Honorable Senator Mustafa Kamal planting memorial tree during ceremony.


News by EDS Team @ 26 May 2010.

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