President Aquino urges mechanical engineers to sustain their excellence, competitiveness, contribution to country’s economic growth
MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III called on the country’s mechanical engineers to sustain their excellence and competitiveness and contribute to the economic growth of the country in this era of revitalization.
“The time for our long-sought rise towards inclusive growth has come, and the momentum of our transformation rests on the commitment of every sector —Push the frontiers of your profession; sustain the level of excellence and competitiveness; and let the spirit of innovation guide you towards success,” the Chief Executive said in his message to the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME) on the occasion of the 2nd Mindanao Regional Conference.
The PSME opened on Thursday the 2nd Mindanao Regional Conference which has for its theme “Mechanical Engineers Unite in Pursuit of Global Competitiveness” at the Grand Caprice Restaurant and Convention Center, Limketkai Drive, Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental. The three-day event, sponsored by the PSME Iligan Bay Chapter, will end on June 29.
“May this conference pave the way to critical linkages and the development of new ideas, thus galvanizing your collective into one solid force in our task of nation-building,” President Aquino said.
“May you serve as agents of development, and may you further foster solidarity among our people. Together, we shall forge the equitably progressive Philippines that our citizens rightfully deserve,” he said.
The conference aims to update PSME members on the advancement of engineering science and technology. (MNS)