31 January | Courtesy Visit to Atty. Wilma Eisma, Chairman and Administrator of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Subic Bay Free Port Zone. The discussions covered the Ancestral Domain (AD) No. RO3 -MOR-0618-224 of Ayta Magbukun, Barangays Binaritan, Nagbalayong, Mabayo and Sabang, Morong, Bataan, and AD No. RO3-HER-0703-008-A, of Ayta Ambala, Barangay Tipo, Hermosa, Bataan.
Covered were the pending review of the Joint Management Agreement between NCIP, Tribong Ayta Ambala ng Pastolan and Royalty & FPIC Concerns of Ayta Magbucon of Morong, Bataan.
It was agreed upon that both NCIP and SBMA will submit a joint position to a 3rd party arbiters, such as the Solicitor General, DOJ and OGCC. The decisions of the third party arbiters will serve as guidance and precedence to decision point in resolving future similar issues.