SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau
06 November 2019 09:40:40 AM
South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines His Excellency Han Dong-man on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on Speaker Alan Peter "Compañero" Cayetano. The leaders agreed to discuss initiatives mutually beneficial to South Korea and the Philippines especially in the areas of tourism and sports, among others. They also agreed for a Philippine congressional delegation to visit South Korea during a session break in 2020. Also present during the courtesy call were Deputy Speakers Rose Marie "Baby" Arenas, Dan Fernandez and Roberto Puno, Committee on Interparliamentary Relations and Diplomacy Chairperson Rep. Divina Grace Yu (1st District, Zamboanga del Sur), Committee on Accounts Chairman Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino (8th District, Cavite), Special Committee on West Philippine Sea Chairperson Rep. Manuel Sagarbarria (2nd District, Negros Oriental), Committee on Higher and Technical Education Chairman Rep. Mark Go (Lone District, Baguio City), Committee on Agriculture and Food Chairman Rep. Antonio "Tonypet" Albano (1st District, Isabela), Deputy Majority Leader Cristal Bagatsing (6th District, Manila), and Assistant Majority Leader Claudine Diana Bautista (Party-list, DUMPER PTDA).