PRESIDENT GUÐNI TH. JÓHANNESSON OF ICELAND EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR POSITIVE CONTRIBUTIONS OF FILIPINOS IN ICELAND

PRESIDENT GUÐNI TH. JÓHANNESSON OF ICELAND EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR POSITIVE CONTRIBUTIONS OF FILIPINOS IN ICELAND

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson discussed with Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia several topics of mutual interest, including the strengthening of bilateral relations between the Philippines and Iceland

19 October 2018 – The President of Iceland, His Excellency Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia discussed the progress of the Philippine economy under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte and the Filipino people’s aspirations for a better future for the country, when Ambassador Batoon-Garcia presented her credentials to him at the Bessastaðir, the President’s official residence, in Álftanes, Iceland. President Jóhannesson expressed appreciation for the positive contributions of the Filipino community in Iceland. They agreed that it is mutually beneficial to strengthen the bilateral relations of the two (2) countries. END

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