Reception Hall, Malacañan Palace
February 28, 2017
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte fostered goodwill with the ambassadors-designate from Bangladesh, Vietnam and Egypt during their presentation of credentials at the Malacañan Palace.
Ambassador Asaf Alam Siam from the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was the first to meet President Duterte and handover his Letter of Credentials.
He was followed by Ambassador Ly Quoc Tuan from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Ambassador Ahmed Abdelaziz Ezzat from the Arab Republic of Egypt.
After the formal presentation of credentials, private meetings between the foreign delegates and the President were held at the Music Room inside the palace.
President Duterte was accompanied in the event by Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Undersecretary Linglingay Lacanlale and DFA Assistant Secretary Jerril Santos.
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