Chris Tiu now DoST ambassador

I-Bilib host Christ Tiu is now the brand ambassador of the Department of Science and Technology.

DoST Sec. Fortunato de la Peñ congratulates I-Bilib host Chris Tiu after naming his the agency’s ambassador

DoST Sec. Fortunato de la Peñ congratulates I-Bilib host Chris Tiu after naming his the agency’s ambassador

Tiu was named as such for his various advocacies and contribution to science and technology. He was conferred the title at the recent 2019 National Science and Technology week on 17 July at World Trace Center in Pasay City.

Tiu (center) with Sec. de la Peña (left) and Sec. Francis Tolentino (right)

Tiu (center) with Sec. de la Peña (left) and Sec. Francis Tolentino (right)

According to DoST Sec. Fortunato T. de la Peña, Tiu was chosen from a number of personalities they considered to be ambassador of the agency. He added that he liked what that they chose the basketball star and I-Bilibhost.

Chris said at the press conference after he was named ambassador, “I hope that I can help you out in your advocacies in promoting science and technology especially among the youth. My role is to help encourage the youth to love science or to pursue a career in science, or at least consider it.”

Chris Tiu remains to be the host of the long-running Sunday morning infotainment show I-Bilib on GMA-7.