Malacañan Palace
23 December 2013

President Benigno S. Aquino III bade farewell to outgoing People’s Republic of China Ambassador to the Philippines Ma Keqing in a call at the Malacañan Palace.

In a recent dinner event hosted by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), Ambassador Ma said that the dispute between Philippines and China will ultimately end because both countries treasure the deep historical friendship between them. “Upon leaving, I have the confidence that I would look forward to the day when our relations would start to the normal track and will be even better again. I hope the day will come sooner than later,” the Ambassador stated.

Her Excellency Ma Keqing presented her credentials to President Aquino on January 26, 2012. Her tour of duty will end early next year.

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