Business: Australia-NT Skilled Migration Seminar Held in Bacolod City
About 200 participants attended the two-day Australia-Northern Territory (NT) Skilled Migration Seminar organized by the provincial government of NegrosOccidental held at the Capitol Social Hall in Bacolod City that culminated yesterday.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. welcomes participants at the opening program of the Australia-NT Skilled Migration Seminar held at the Capitol Social Hall, Wednesday.*(Capitol photo)
Philippine Honorary Consul General to Australia-Northern Territory, Januario John Rivas, expressed his gratitude to the provincial government officials and the Negrense community for the warm welcome extended to them.
Rivas said that their first diplomatic mission two months ago was a success, adding that their visit to Negros Occidental opened many doors for Australians to consider the province as their permanent place of retirement.
He was accompanied by Mary Martin, Director for Employment in the NT Department of Business and Regional Economic Development and Maysie Procianos, International Marketer for Charles Darwin University.
The resource speakers oriented the Negrense skilled workers on how to avail of the jobs offered by Australia-NT that will also enable them to migrate and settle in the Northern Territory.
Skilled workers needed in Australia-NT include welders, nurses, floor and wall tilers, carpenters, mechanical and civil engineers.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and Vice Gov. Genaro M. Alvarez, Jr. welcomed the participants and were overwhelmed by the number of Negrenses who attended the seminar.
He added that Negrense skilled workers will help boost the economy of Australia.* (Capitol News)