COA Chaiperson Michael G. Aguinaldo join officials and members of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, at the induction program held at Seda Vertis North in Quezon City.

Commission on Audit (COA) Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo encouraged the officials and members of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) Inc. to be resilient in embracing the use of new technologies, trends, design and approaches to keep up with the challenges of modern civil engineering during the induction program on 18 January 2020 held at the Grand Ballroom of Seda Vertis North, Quezon City.

Chairperson Aguinaldo led the induction of newly elected 2020 PICE National Board of Directors while Quezon City Mayor Maria Josefina Tanya “Joy”G. Belmonte-Alimurung led the induction of the Chairs/Members of the 2020 PICE National Committees and Regional Directors.

“It is clearly important to harness and embrace civil engineering’s technologies and breakthroughs to continue to advance the prestige of the profession and be an economic partner in nation building”, Chairperson Aguinaldo said.

“Technology is a precious tool that we should take advantage to keep up with the ever changing landscape of the civil engineering profession and be more effective and efficient with our jobs”, he added.

Chairperson Aguinaldo also commended the dedication of the PICE in continuing to advance and safeguard the civil engineering profession in the country. Civil engineers, according to him, are indispensable partners in nation building and in improving the lives of the Filipinos.