Photo Release

January 9, 2017

PHL-FRANCE 70TH BILATERAL RELATIONS: Senators from the Philippines, led by Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III (5th from left), and the delegation of the France-Southeast Asia Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group, led by French Senator Gérard Miquel (4th from left), meet at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila on January 9, 2017 to discuss various programs and the two nations’ 70 years of bilateral relations. Also in the photo are (from left-right): Thierry Mathou, French Ambassador to the Philippines, French Senators Bernard Saugey, Simon Sutour and Jean-Claude Lenoir, Senate Pro-Tempore Franklin M. Drilon, and Senators Loren Legarda, founding member of the Philippines-France Parliamentary Friendship Association, Cynthia Villar, Juan Miguel Zubiri and JV Ejercito, and Ma. Theresa Lazaro, Philippine Ambassador to France. (Photo by Gil Nartea/Office of Sen. Loren Legarda)