Army welcomes Manny Pacquiao as new Multi-Sector Advisory Board member


 The Philippine Army Multi-Sector Advisory Board (PA MSAB) welcomed its newest member in an Oath-Taking Ceremony on July 22, 2020.

Through a video teleconference, Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. Gilbert I. Gapay led the oath taking and pinning of the Army Transformation Roadmap pin to Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao.

Pacquiao’s experience in good governance will translate into initiatives that will ensure the continuity and sustainability of the Army Transformation Roadmap and in promoting volunteerism and shared responsibility.


Further, he also supports and encourages physical fitness among soldiers. Pacquiao will serve under the Governance Committee.

The PA MSAB aims to promote the continuity and sustainability of the Army Transformation Roadmap in the nationwide and local level and to encourage shared responsibility through its committees including Governance; Resource Management; Review and Assessment; Strategic Communication; and Research and Education.

“I am glad that today, we have added a world-class partner in our pursuit of good governance,” said Gapay. “As a member of the Board, your role in bridging the gap between the Philippine Army, the private sector, and civil society is indeed invaluable. We look forward to your winning form, the fulfillment of our Army Transformation Roadmap in 2028,” he added. PHILIPPINE ARMY