A delegation of the Philippines Rubber Marketing Mission led by Deputy Minister of the Department of Trade and Industry, Sakiram A. Hajan, visited the Rubber Board here on Monday to learn the activities of the Board in agricultural expansion, research and other areas. According to a press release, the 31-member team was received at the Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) by Rubber Board chairperson Sheela Thomas and Kottayam Revenue District Officer K.S. Savithri.

The Philippines Mission was accompanied by John Paul B. Inigo, Commercial Counsellor and Maricel Bruce Paunickar, Trade Assistant of the Embassy of the Philippines in Delhi.

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