May 3, 2024 – ASCOT President Renato G. Reyes recently sat down with Dr. Donato B. Bumacas, Provincial Officer of the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) Nueva Ecija Provincial Office, for a brief but fruitful discussion. The point of discussion is th exciting prospects of future collaboration and the imminent Memorandum of Agreement between the two agencies.

In attendance were key representatives: Jaymar B. Santos from NCIP-NEPO and Rey Johnson F. Carlos from ICONTPED. From ASCOT, Engr. Oscar C. Barawid, Jr., PhD, Vice President for Administration, Planning, and Finance; Dr. Ma. Luz F. Cabatan, Vice President for Academic Affairs; and Antonio D. Bolivar III, Assistant Professor II, joined the conversation.