Aquino to host Prince Albert II of Monaco on Apr. 6, 7
MANILA — President Aquino will host Prince Albert II of Monaco on the royal’s official visit to the Philippines on April 6 and 7.
Mr. Aquino had invited the Prince to the country.
The President and Prince Albert will hold bilateral talks at Malacañang on April 7.
“The two leaders and their respective delegations are expected to discuss bilateral issues of common interest such as economic cooperation, humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and environmental protection, among others,” Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a statement.
The President will also host a luncheon in honor of the visiting monarch, according to Coloma.
Prince Albert will also lay a wreath at the monument of national hero Jose Rizal at the Rizal Park.
Prince Albert is set to visit Palawan and the Tubbataha Reefs National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Park.
The monarch is a “well-known advocate of strengthening marine environmental protection,” Coloma said. SFM
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