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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau



02 December 2019 01:28:14 PM

The House Committee on Youth and Sports Development chaired by Rep. Eric Martinez (2nd District, Valenzuela City) on Thursday held a dialogue with the Russian delegates of the 5th ASEAN-Russian Youth Summit held at the House of Representatives. Among the topics discussed were proposed measures referred to the committee such as the bills on the Magna Carta of the Out-Of-School, National Youth Day to be celebrated on August 1 of every year, Youth Legislators Program; Youth Development and Training Center, and Youth Empowerment. Russian Federal Agency Youth Affairs Deputy Head Roman Kamaev expressed appreciation to the panel for the meeting and sharing of information about the youth bills. He said that the two countries can share information and best practices on their common youth concerns. Also present in the meeting were National Youth Commission (NYC) Chairperson and CEO Undersecretary Ryan Enriquez, NYC Commissioners Anthony Diestro and Victor Del Rosario, NYC Ambassadors-at-Large Paul Anthony Pangilinan and James Ceasar Ventura and Manuel Nicdao. The Russian delegation included Russian Embassy in the Philippines First Secretary Dmitry Larionov and Tatiana Shlychova, and Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Andrey Lyamin.