Photo Release

January 9, 2017

SENATORS MEET WITH FRENCH COUNTERPARTS: Senate President Aquilino “Koko’ Pimentel III (6th from left) poses for a souvenir photo with the delegation of the France-Southeast Asia Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group led by French Senator Gérard Miquel (5th from left), at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Monday, January 9, 2017. Pimentel said the meeting allows the Senate of the Philippines and Senate of the French Republic to exchange best practices and pursue common global advocacies such as climate change, sustainable development, poverty alleviation and improvement of economic and trade relations. Also in photo are (from left) Thierry Mathou, French Ambassador to the Philippines, Anne-Laure Saint-Dizier, Executive Secretary of the France-Southeast Asia Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group, and Senators Bernard Saugey, Simon Sutour and Jean-Claude Lenoir of the French delegation, as well as Senate Pro-Tempore Franklin M. Drilon, and Senators Loren Legarda, Cynthia Villar, Juan Miguel Zubiri, and JV Ejercito. (PRIB Photo by Albert Calvelo/09 January 2017)