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Newly installed Technical Education And Skills Development Authority (TESDA) IX Regional Director Tarhata Mapandi and Provincial Director Omarkhayyan Dalagan paid a courtesy visit to Isabela City Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman, May 25.
Discussed during the meeting was the identification and implementation of Heritage TVET in the city. Mayor Turabin-Hataman suggested the inclusion of trainings on the production of tennun heirloom equipment, tambuko brass production and metallurgy as a means to ensure that these tangible cultural heritage survive.
Present during the call were Basilan District 1 Board Member Amin Hataman, PESO Manager Aradelria Belleng, LEDIPO Chief Jaime Juanito Rivera, CIO Mendry-Ann Lim and personnel from TESDA IX.
The Turabin-Hataman administration has welcomed collaborations with national government agencies and other organizations in its endeavor to upskill the city’s local labor resource, and in the case of Heritage TVET, nurture cultural patrimony and identity. (Photos by KJ Evardo, CIO)