My warmest greetings to the Credit Management Association of the Philippines, Inc. (CMAP) as it holds the 37th National Credit Congress and celebrates its 86th Founding Anniversary during the observance of the Credit Consciousness Week.
For over eight decades, CMAP has been at the forefront of providing access to reliable credit information that improves availability of funds for small enterprises, reduces risks for financial institutions and fosters a healthier and more stable financial system. It has boldly taken steps to upgrade and expand its data sharing service and has tirelessly endeavored to keep up with significant technological changes.
May you exchange valuable knowledge, build and strengthen partnerships as well as discuss relevant issues confronting the field in this congress. I am confident that the participants from the areas of banking, lending, manufacturing, real estate, trading and the academe will discover innovative ideas and strategies to help us sustain the robust growth we are experiencing these past two years.
I trust that CMAP and its partners will harness its collective strength and expertise to adopt sound business procedures and devise efficient solutions that can help the nation achieve its goals. With your cooperation and involvement, the Filipino people shall be able to realize a more vibrant, dynamic and prosperous Philippines.
May you have a fruitful gathering.
RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
The President of the Philippines
24 April 2018