6 June 2012
Before ending his three-day official visit to United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, President Benigno S. Aquino III went to Buckingham Palace to meet with His Royal Highness, The Duke of York.
The President conveyed the best wishes of the Filipino people to Her Majesty the Queen on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee, saying that he was happy to witness this important event in the history of the United Kingdom.
The Duke of York is the United Kingdom’s Special Representative for International Trade and Investment (UKTI) since October 2001. Among the roles of His Royal Highness involve supporting The Queen as Head of State, promoting the U.K. as an attractive inward investment destination for foreign investors, creating more positive business conditions for British businesses investing overseas, and helping U.K. companies export their products to emerging and established markets.
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