7 months Chinese officials congratulate Cayetano’s election as House speaker MB
By Dhel Nazario Officials from China congratulated former Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano after his election as new House speaker, with the promise of enhancing ties with the Philippines. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua(REUTERS/Erik De Castro / MANILA BULLETIN) In a statement on Tuesday, Beijing’s top envoy in Manila Zhao Jianhua extended the congratulatory message of Li Zhanshu, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China. Cayetano was called upon, together with Congressman Abraham Ng Tolentino and President Vivencio Dizon of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority of the Philippines. Ambassador Zhao ... more