The Green Trade Org, had the pleasure to meet the new BFAR director, Atty. Asis G. Perez on July 13, 2011 in Cebu. The meeting was held at the Lighthouse restaurant in Cebu.
For that occasion, GTO member Guido T. Poppe handed over as a gift the first volume of the Philippine Marine Mollusks book to the Director.
Director Perez took the opportunity to have an informal talk with GTO members about the future plans of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. Also the Director explained his stance on current laws and regulations. GTO members could raise a few concerns about current import/export procedures with the Director.