Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo and 4 members of the House of Representatives are set to depart for Iceland and Norway this week, ostensibly to review the 2 European international locations’ practices on gender equality.
A report revealed by the Philippine Star on July 11 recognized the House politikos becoming a member of the journey as Reps. Ma. Carmen Zamora of Compostela Valley, Mark Aeron Sambar of PBA party-list, Paolo Everardo Javier of Antique and Oscar Richard Garin Jr. of Iloilo.
Teo and the lawmakers will even be joined within the journey scheduled from July 14 to 22 by 4 workers of the House secretariat and at the least three officers of the Department of Tourism.
According to The Star, the airfare for the journey amounted to round P2.1 million. The price was for 13 worldwide financial system class airline tickets for Manila-Iceland-Norway-Manila and journey insurance coverage. Each traveler will even have 30 kilos of baggage they will examine in.
DOT Assistant Secretary and spokesman Ricky Alegre has denied Teo will likely be a part of the journey however The Star stated he “seemed hesitant” to reply questions.