The South African ambassador to the Philippines reacts to my welcome greetings to him and his wife. He said “Oh you have a very good name!”
His own name: Pieter!
His excellency is Pieter Andries Vermeulen. He is visiting Davao with his wife Chrisna. Acting City Mayor Sara Duterte hosted a welcome dinner for the couple Wednesday night. With us also was Patmei Ruivivar, Chief of Staff of Mayor Rody Duterte.
Thanks to Bing Gonzales (of Mindanao Daily Mirror and Inquirer) for this nice shot. (5:54 a.m.)