The reception in honor of Czech Deputy Minister Martin Tlapa was held at the residence of Amb. Jaroslav Olša Jr last April 16. Chairman of Ateneo de Naga Board of Trustees, Atty. Jun Sales, represented university president Fr. Robert Rivera, SJ. Together with the BoT chair were University Press Director Fr. Wilmer Tria and Deputy Press Director Kristian Cordero.
The Czech embassy in Manila is a constant supporter of the cultural programs of the University Press. It also assisted in giving a generous amount of humanitarian aid to the victims of Typhoon Nina that hit the region in 2015. Beneficiaries are the partner communities of the university in Milaor, San Fernando, Bula and the indigenous communities in Ocampo, Camarines Sur.
In photos are Neni Sta Romana Cruz, Chair of the National Book Development Board, Charges D’ Affaires Jarosław Szczepanklewicz of Poland, Instituto de Cervantes Director Carlos Madrid, Czech Consul Veronika Hirsch, Anvil General Manager Andrea Pasion Flores, Artist Jan Dřevískovský, Amb. Olša and the Deputy Minister Martin Tlapa.