On 07 September 2023, Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) officials called on Amb. Ezzedin Tago and briefed the latter on Philippine initiatives in space science and technology. They are Dr. Gay Jane Perez, Deputy Director General, Office of the Deputy Director General for Space Science and Technology, Dr. Ariel Blanco, Director Space Information Infrastructure Bureau, and Engr. Roel De la Cruz, Supervising Science Research Specialist, Space Data Mobilization and Applications Division.
During the briefing, Dr. Perez enumerated PhilSA projects that promote and create value in space for Filipinos, including satellite images and geospatial data that help in disaster risk management, environment resource management, as well as urban planning and econometrics.
PhilSA is the country's prime agency that deals with national issues and activities related to space science and technology applications. END.