Pag-invest sa local vax production industry hirit ng Pinas sa US

Pag-invest sa local vax production industry hirit ng Pinas sa US

August 7, 2022 @ 8:45 AM 2 months ago

MANILA, Philippines- Hinikayat ng Pilipinas ang Estados Unidos na mag-invest sa plano ng bansa na mag- develop ng sarili nitong “vaccine development, manufacturing and distribution industry.”

“We hope the United States will extend its support to also facilitate investments in capacity building for our local vaccine development, manufacturing and distribution industry,” ang sinabi ni Foreign Affairs Sec. Enrique Manalo kay US State Secretary Antony Blinken sa joint press conference.

Binigyan naman ng kredito ni Manalo ang Estados Unidos sa pagbibigay sa Pilipinas ng 33.6 million doses ng COVID-19 vaccines, “largest we have received from a single country partner.”

“The Philippines is grateful for the substantial and critical support of the United States in our COVID-19 recovery efforts,” ayon Manalo.

“The over 33.6 million donated vaccine doses… have saved millions of lives and supported our economy and health system.”dagdag na pahayag nito.

Sinabi ni Blinken na ang US “seeks to work closely” with the Marcos administration to ensure that the alliance between Manila and Washington would “make the proud history that we share into a living history for the benefit of Filipinos and Americans alike.”

“The US remains a top 3 trading partners for the Philippines. American firms are among the largest employers, the biggest tax payers and the highest value exporters here,” ayon kay Blinken.

“We wanna expand those ties on private sector investments, on public-private partnerships and by working together to address leading challenges of the 21st century economy like shaping emerging technologies, strengthening our supply chains, accelerating our transition to a green economy,” aniya pa rin.

“This is not about getting back to where we were before COVID-19, it’s about moving forward and transitioning all our economies to the needs and events and opportunities that are in the 21st century,”dagdag na pahayag ni Blinken. Kris Jose