FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Army Chief Maj. Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri meets with the members of the Philippine Army Multi-Sectoral Advisory Board (PA MSAB) during its quarterly meeting at Headquarters Philippine Army Conference Room on February 22, Friday.
The meeting was attended by the members of the PA MSAB led by its Chairman Dr Jesus P Estanislao.
The following PA MSAB members were also present: Ms Victoria P Garchitorena, Chair of the Resource Generation Committee; Prof Solita Collas-Monsod, Chair of the Assessment and Review Committee; Hon Mel Senen S Sarmiento, Chair of the Governance Committee; Atty. Alexander L Lacson, Chair of the Strategic Communications Committee; Hon Samira Ali Gutoc-Tomawis; Dr. Carolina G Hernandez; Dr. Jennifer Santiago-Oreta; Hon Oscar S Rodriguez; and Dir Alberto A Lim.
Senior Staff Officers of the Philippine Army were also present during the meeting.
The PA MSAB is composed of representatives from key sectors of society who are willing to partner with and help the Army pursue its transformation initiatives. It provides external advice in the implementation of the Army Transformation Roadmap (ATR), hence crucial as the Army continuously realize the visions of the ATR.
In his speech, Maj. Gen. Iriberri said that the Philippine Army will continue to pursue the goals of the ATR.
“As the new CGPA, I’m 100% in support of the ATR. Let us work together to attain the goals of the Army Transformation Roadmap. With the guidance of the MSAB, this will be realized because we are all in this together,” said Maj. Gen. Iriberri.
Dr. Jesus Estanislao for his part commended Maj. Gen Iriberri for his commitment and “expressing himself from the heart”.
The other members of the MSAB seconded Dr Estanislao’s comment and added that they are very glad to hear the word “continuity”.