The United States Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Hon. Curtis Chin visited Ateneo de Naga University last 2-4 February 2008. He arrived with Fr. Joel Tabora's US-based sister Ms. Cristina Tabora.
Among his activities are the following: dialogue with and visits to the Ateneo partner communities, inspection of some ADB-funded projects, and some time for recreational visit to Albay and Sorsogon.
The diplomat had a dialogue with ADNU partner communities last February 2, wherein the LGU officials pointed out their respective urgent development concerns, followed by a luncheon with the University Social Involvement Council members.
VISIT TO SAGNAY, CAMARINES SUR AND ITS ATULAYAN ISLAND:
EXPLORING LAKE BUHI:
Visit to the USIC areas in the municipalities of Cabusao, Calabanga, Buhi, and Sagnay was undertaken February 2-3. The group then went to Albay (Mayon Volcano) and Sorsogon (Whale sharks in Donsol) last February 4.
IN ALBAY AND MAYON VOLCANO:
IN DONSOL, SORSOGON AND ITS WHALE SHARKS:
The Ambassador was accompanied by ANDU President Fr. Joel E. Tabora, University Social Involvement Council Chairperson Atty. Miles Raquid-Arroyo, Center for Community Development Director Elmer Sto. Domingo Jr., Renne Gumba, Institute of Politics Director.
The visits were worked out by Ms. Liway Torte, Director of the ADNU Institute for International Exchange.