MINISTER YACOB MEETS WITH DR. ASSALI TO BUILD AN AGREEMENT ON AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
TAWI-TAWI | July 2, 2021
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform Minister Mohammad S. Yacob, Ph.D., met with Dr. Mutti A. Assali, President of Tawi-Tawi State Regional Agricultural College, on Friday, July 2, 2021.
The said meeting aimed to establish a partnership between MAFAR and Tawi-Tawi State Regional Agricultural College in Agricultural Research.
During the meeting, minister Yacob said that one of the most important directions of the ministry is to engage and partner with the Institutions and Universities because MAFAR believes that they have an essential role in providing the most efficient training and research.
Meanwhile, Dr. Assali thanked the MAFAR for coming and choosing their Institutions as a potential partner in Agricultural Research.
The two-office agreed to start a strong partnership and craft a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) as soon as possible.
Together with the meeting were MAFAR Deputy Minister Ammal D. Solaiman, Dir. II for Admin and Finance Management Services Julie O. Maliga, RN, MPASR, Dir. II for Agricultural Services Engr. Ismail A. Guiamel, Dir. II for Fisheries Services Dr. Macmod D. Mamalangkap, Dir. II for Agrarian Reform Dr. Taugan S. Kikay, Maguindanao Provincial Director Dr. Ronjamin M. Maulana, Lanao Del Sur Provincial Director Atty. Khalid D. Ansano, Basilan Provincial Director Hanie Muadz A. Junuban, MPA, Sulu Provincial Director Alfie U. Iribani, Tawi-Tawi Provincial Director Aidarus I. Nami, Ed.D, head of Agriculture Research Section Abdulnasseef S. Ulong, and College Vice President for Research and Extension Dr. Ganih I. Sappalani together with Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Junior K. Ahmad and other MAFAR officials.