MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE CENTRAL LUZON FREEPORT TRIUMVIRATE: TESDA's relevance can be glimpsed in its aggressive pursuit to provide quality training and opportunities for employment to our people through constantly engaging the industry in dialogues and partnerships. Here, TESDA through the leadership of Secretary Joel Villanueva inks agreement with Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) through its Chairman and Administrator, Atty. Deogracias G.P. Custodio; with Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) through Mr. Roberto V. Garcia, Chariman and Administrator; with Clark Development Corporation (CDC) through Gen. Eduardo S.L. Oban Jr. (ret) OIC-OP and CEO-CDC.

The agreement aims to pursue active and collaborative efforts to address the needs of the business locators, workers, and future human resource of the industries operating within and outside the Zones.

This was also followed by an en masse MOA Signing between more than 90 companies and 40 technical vocational institutions who will become partners in the delivery of the Dual Training System (DTS).