MOKA Awardee

Chargé d’affaires to Iraq Elmer Cato (middle), who hails from Angeles City, is ‘Most Outstanding Kapampangan Awardee’ 2017 in the field of government service. Cato, founder of the tabloid Angeles Sun and former deskman of the daily TODAY newspaper, spent his years as a journalist before joining the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Prior to his assignment to Iraq, Cato served the diplomatic mission in Washington, US. Cato is shown here with photojournalist Cris Navarro (left) and writer Jojo Due.