The Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Department of National Defense (DND), Senior Undersecretary Jose C. Faustino, Jr., made an official visit to the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) along with other DND officials on 20 September 2022.
The DND delegation welcomed by the officials of NDCP led by its President, Lieutenant General Ferdinand M. Cartujano PAF (Ret), is composed of Undersecretary Ignacio B. Madriaga from the Office of the Strategic Assessment and Planning (OUSSAP), Assistant Secretary Antonio L. Bautista from the Office of Human Resource (OHR), Col. Nasser P. Lidasan, MNSA, PA, the Senior Military Assistant to OIC, DND, and Director Philip Paul R. Fortuno from the Office of DND Special Concerns.
During the visit, the NDCP presented an institutional briefing highlighting the significant programs in its academics and research and its various short courses, linkages, and facilities. The visit also provided an opportunity to raise and discuss some critical issues and concerns of the College.
Senior Undersecretary Faustino assured NDCP of his continued support to the College as it carries out its mandate. He also looks forward to his subsequent visits to NDCP.