Brazilian envoy completes RP tour of duty
Manila (22 September) -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo bid farewell today to Brazilian Ambassador Carlos Eduardo Sette Camara da Fonseca Costa who has just completed his tour of duty in the Philippines.
Calling on the President at Malacanang's Music Room this morning, Ambassador Costa expressed his thanks and appreciation to her, saying: "You are an extremely professional President, I admire you."
The President also thanked Ambassador Costa who informed her that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) had just led a "successful mission to Brazil."
Also present during the Brazilian envoy's farewell call on President Arroyo were ambassadors from three other Latin countries -- Ambassador Jorge Montero Figueroa of Chile, Ambassador Juan Felipe Pitty of Panama, and Ambassador Mario Schuff of Argentina.
Also around was Ambassador Muhammad Naeem Khan of Pakistan. (OPS) [top]