Fil-Nor Maritime Conference Held In Manila

The 3rd Fil-Nor Maritime Conference, coinciding with the celebration of 60 years of bilateral relations between Norway and the Philippines, was held in Manila on October 14th.
    The Royal Norwegian Embassy organized the Conference in close collaboration with the maritime industry’s employers’s and worker’s organizations in the Philippines and Norway.
    The whole-day event focused on the close and multi-faceted cooperation in the maritime sector which remains the backbone of Norwegian-Philippine relations and which today has evolved into a true partnership.
    The Conferences’s main messages were delivered by State Secretary Øyvind Slåke of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry and Secretary Marianito D. Roque of the Department of Labor and Employment.
    The Conference was attended by some 150 participants, who also enjoyed a concluding celebratory dinner party.

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