15 October 2020 – Messrs. Morikawa Toru (rightmost) and Leon Faber (leftmost), the new Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director of the Asia-Europe Foundation, respectively, called on Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap on 15 October 2020 as part of their introductory meetings with the ASEM diplomatic corps and Singapore government officials since formally assuming their post last August.
They acknowledged the active role of PH in ASEF and ASEM, and expressed the hope for more collaborations amidst the pandemic. ASEF also recognized the valuable contributions of its Filipino staff. Ambassador Yap, meanwhile, assured ASEF of PH’s continued commitment, including the active pursuit of its priorities in the organization, such as in human rights, cultural diplomacy, and people-to-people exchanges. END (Photo: Gonaranao Musor)