10 months House resolution marks Year 2019 as year of mutual exchanges between PH and ROK MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza The House Committee on Foreign Affairs approved Wednesday a resolution designating the Year 2019 as the year of mutual exchanges between the Philippines and the Republic of Korea in celebration of the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The panel, chaired by former Speaker and Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr. passed House Resolution 2374 following the motion made by Zamboanga Sibugay Rep. Ann Hofer. “The Philippines is the fifth country to recognize the Republic of Korea and the first ASEAN country to establish relations with the Republic of Korea,” Belmonte, principal author of the ... more