President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presents to Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST) President Dr. Gregorio Turqueza Jr. a copy of Republic Act No. 11574 or an act converting the ASIST into the University of Abra, during the signing of the Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act and presentation of newly enacted laws on various state universities and colleges at the Malacañang Palace on September 10, 2021.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presents to Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST) President Dr. Gregorio Turqueza Jr. a copy of Republic Act No. 11574 or an act converting the ASIST into the University of Abra, during the signing of the Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act and presentation of newly enacted laws on various state universities and colleges at the Malacañang Palace on September 10, 2021. KING RODRIGUEZ/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presents to Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology (BISCAST) President Dr. Alex Navarroza a copy of Republic Act No. 11585 or an act converting the BISCAST into a state university to be known as the Southeast Asian University of Technology, during the signing of the Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act and presentation of newly enacted laws on various state universities and colleges at the Malacañang Palace on September 10, 2021.Witnessing the presentation are House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero De Vera, Senator Cynthia Villar, Senator Christopher Lawrence Go, House Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Representatives Mark Go and Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr., and Presidential Legislative Liaison Secretary Luzveferda Pascual. KARL ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presents to Surigao Del Sur State University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Ramel Tomaquin a copy of Republic Act No. 11584 or an act renaming the Surigao del Sur State University to North-Eastern Mindanao State University, during the signing of the Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act and presentation of newly enacted laws on various state universities and colleges at the Malacañang Palace on September 10, 2021. Witnessing the presentation are House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero De Vera, Senator Christopher Lawrence Go, Senator Imee Marcos, House Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Representatives Mark Go and Joseph Bernos, and Presidential Legislative Liaison Secretary Luzveferda Pascual. KARL ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presents to Compostella Valley State College (CVSC) President Dr. Christie Jean Ganiera a copy of Republic Act No. 11575 or an act renaming the CVSC to Davao De Oro State College, during the signing of the Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act and presentation of newly enacted laws on various state universities and colleges at the Malacañang Palace on September 10, 2021. Witnessing the presentation are House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero De Vera, Senator Christopher Lawrence Go, House Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Representative Mark Go, and Presidential Legislative Liaison Secretary Luzveferda Pascual. KARL ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
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