Senator Legarda graced Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month at DOST-PTRI

Senate President Pro Tempore Senator Loren Legarda graced the Department of science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) at its Philippine Textile Stakeholders Conference coinciding the celebration of the annual 2023 Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month every January.

With this year’s theme “Pushing Boundaries for Sustainable, Competitive and Inclusive Textile Garment Industry in full support for the RA 9242 Philippine Tropical Fabrics Law (authored by Senator Loren Legarda, Senator Cynthia Villar and Senator Grace Poe). DOST Secretary Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr. introduced the honorable Senator.

Senator Legarda in her Speech says in her speech as keynote speaker says that textile stakeholders in the country should condemn other countries that copy Filipino design and promoting them as their own even though the raw materials came from the Philippines.

As Senate Committee Chair for Culture and the Arts Senator Legarda push to strengthen the promotion and use of Philippine Tropical fabrics and the upliftment of the Philippine Tropical fabrics industry. The Stakeholders Conference is a two day event January 26-27, 2023. ///MJ Balaguer, +639053611058, and