Music Room, Malacañan Palace
07 July 2016

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte received Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua in a courtesy call at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace.

Ambassador Jianhua was accompanied by other Chinese delegates including Deputy Chief of Mission He Xiangqi, Political Officer Yu Jun and Third Secretary Yuan Fang.

Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr., Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Policy Enrique Manalo, Assistant Secretary Millicent Paredes, Executive Director Evan Ong Jimenez-Ducqrocq and Assistant Secretary Theresa Dizon-de Vega joined President Duterte during the call.

This is the third time the President met with Ambassador Jianhua. The first time was the ambassador’s courtesy visit on May 16, 2016 in Davao City after President Duterte won the presidential elections and the second was during the President’s inauguration on June 30, 2016.

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