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07/04/2011: Ambassador Cuisia Meets PH Consuls General and Trade and Tourism Representatives

Shown in the photo above are, from left to right, (1st row) Chicaco PCG Trade Representative Glenn Peñaranda, Chicaco PCG Tourism Representative Vernie Morales, Los Angeles PCG Consul General Mary Jo Aragon, Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr., San Francisco PCG Consul General Marciano Paynor Jr., Los Angeles PCG Trade Representative Archie Gomez, (2nd row) Honolulu PCG Consul General Leoncio Cardenas, Saipan PCG Consul General Medardo Macaraig, New York PCG Tourism Representative Emma Ruth Yulo, (3rd row) Washington DC PE Consul General Domingo Nolasco, Chicago PCG Consul General Leo Herrera Lim, New York PCG Consul General Mario de Leon and Agana PCG Consul General Bayani Mercado.

07 April 2011, Washington DC. Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia Jr. met yesterday with the Philippine Consuls General, Trade and Tourism Representatives in the U.S. to set the direction and work plan for the rest of the year.  The officials, representing eight Philippine Foreign Service posts in the U.S., provided an overview of their respective plans and programs and discussed vital issues and concerns.

During the occasion, Ambassador Cuisia mapped out the areas in Philippine-American relations where progress can be achieved and strategies in promoting Philippine interests.  He also conveyed the directives of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto del Rosario in moving the bilateral relationship forward.  END