Courtesy Visit of the Argentine Republic Ambassador
His Excellency Ricardo Luis Bocalandro, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic met with National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) Executive Director Clarita M. Sangcal for a courtesy visit on November 16, 2023 at No.4 Visayas Avenue, Vasra, Quezon City. Ambassador Bocalandro expressed his appreciation to the long-standing cooperation between the Argentine Republic and the Republic of the Philippines. Established in 1948, the two countries commemorate 75 years of bilateral relations this year.
Together with Ms. Ana Clara Pianezza, Secretary of the Embassy, Ms. Joy Cruz - Economic, Cooperation and Tourism Affairs, Regional Technical Director (RTD) Roie-Lee N. Cataluña, Dr. Vernadette SP. Sanidad and Dr. Theresa P. Wenceslao of the Meat Import Export Division (MIED), the group also discussed the revalidation of foreign meat establishments (FME) accredited to export boneless frozen bovine beef as well as the accreditation of new FMEs in the Argentine Republic.. Executive Director Sangcal also advised the Ambassador to pay a courtesy visit at the Office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary and Office of the Undersecretary for Livestock. ###