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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau


Youth Development

09 November 2018 08:30:13 PM

Former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo brought ten young students (3 of whom are Persons with Disabilities) from all over the Philippines including Marawi City to Hong Kong and Guangzhou Province in China last Nov. 7 to 8, 2018 to witness and experience for themselves the growth of China in the last 40 years since it opened up to the world. They also attended the Youth Summit 2018 of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in Hong Kong to inspire them to be effective leaders in their respective communities. Speaker Arroyo is a member of the BFA Board. The delegates also visited the Philippine Consulate in Guangzhou Province where they were warmly received by Consul General Marshall Louis Alferez.