Toronto Pearson International Airport
8 May 2015
From Ottawa, President Benigno S. Aquino III headed to Toronto for the second leg of his State Visit to Canada.
The President and the rest of the Philippine delegation arrived at the Toronto Pearson International Airport at 2:28 pm onboard Philippine Airlines flight PR001.
He was welcomed by the Philippine Consulate in Toronto officials led by Philippine Ambassador to Jordan, H.E. Juniver Mahilum-West (former Consul General to Toronto), Deputy Consul General and Acting Head of Post Jesusa Susana Paez, and Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines, H.E. Neil Reeder.
The country’s ambassador to Canada, H.E. Petronila Garcia, is accompanying the President from Ottawa till the Vancouver leg.
Canada’s Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, is likewise joining President Aquino in Toronto and will host a reception for the Chief Executive and the Filipino community.
From the airport, President Aquino proceeded to Fairmont Royal York Hotel where he will hold a business meeting and several courtesy calls throughout his visit.
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