NZ Ambassador Courtesy Call New Zealand officials led by Minister for Economic Development Steven Joyce (right) and Ambassador David Strachan (left) paid a courtesy call on Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio M. Balisacan (2nd from left) last August 4 at the NEDA Director-General’s Office.

Secretary Balisacan and the New Zealand officials shared perspectives on economic growth prospects in each economy and related experiences on the use of public private partnerships in delivering infrastructure and services. The officials also discussed the implications of the ASEAN Economic Community along with the upcoming APEC Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting.

Also in the meeting was New Zealand Embassy’s Deputy Head of Mission Justin Allen (2nd from right).


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