20 March 2012
President Benigno S. Aquino III met with H.E Karel Schwarzenberg, First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic during his visit in Malacanang today. He is the second high ranking Czech official after the visit of former Prime Minister Jan Fischer in 2009. DPM Schwarzenberg and his delegation are in the country for a 3 day official visit mainly to improve the bilateral ties between our two countries. The Czech Republic is the Philippines’ 24th largest export market in the world.