DFA secretary visits Pasay
On November 7, 2023, Secretary Enrique Manalo of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) graced the City of Pasay with his presence, receiving a warm welcome from the City's Mother, Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano, and Congressman Tony Calixto.
Sec. Manalo's visit to Pasay highlighted the strong relationship between the city and the Department of Foreign Affairs. The discussions revolved around enhancing cooperation and mutual support in areas of common interest. The visit provided an opportunity for local leaders to engage in fruitful dialogues with the DFA Secretary, fostering collaboration that would benefit the city and its residents.
Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano and Sec. Manalo exchanged pleasantries and small tokens of appreciation during the visit. The camaraderie and goodwill shared between the city officials and the DFA Secretary underscored the spirit of unity and collaboration between national and local government bodies.
Sec. Enrique Manalo was appointed as head of the DFA by President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. in 2022. His visit to Pasay served as an occasion to reinforce the importance of partnerships between the national government and local governments, emphasizing the shared goal of serving the Filipino people.
This visit served as a testament to the commitment of the DFA and the City of Pasay to working hand-in-hand to address challenges, pursue opportunities, and promote the welfare and interests of the people they serve.