Philippine Federation of Professional Associations (PFPA) awarded Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato de la Peña the 8th Professional Distinction Award and the Professional Excellence Award.

According to PFPA, the Professional Excellence Award’s Government/Community Service Category is for members “who have applied their know-how and professional competence, with the highest degree of ethical measures, and whose works, products, outcomes, and services and the performance thereof, greatly contributed to enhancing and promoting the image, credibility, objectives and practices of the profession in the service of the government and/or community”.
Photo by Enrico Belga Jr., DOST-Office of the Secretary
(Aries N. Oliveros, Executive Assistant)