With the support from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), the Department of Trade and Industry - Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (DTI-CIAP) undertook Freedom of Information orientation on July 07, 2017 at the Makati Palace Hotel.

Undersecretary for Competitiveness and Ease of Doing Business Atty. Ruth B. Castelo motivated CIAP to hasten the process of enactment of the FOI within the agency.

PCOO Assistant Secretary Michel Kristian Ablan graced the event by providing nationwide FOI updates and reiterating the provisions of Executive Order No 02 Series of 2016. He also prepared FOI Receiving Officers and Decision Makers in dealing with the general public requestin for CIAP documents.

DTI-CIAP employees were trained by the PCOO to properly navigate through the eFOI platform in the afternoon activity.

With the training from PCOO, DTI-CIAP is now well-equipped to accommodate FOI requests through the FOI link which can be found in the CIAP website.