President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Presentation of Credentials of Ambassadors-Designate from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Belgium, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and United Arab Emirates at the Reception Hall, Malacañan Palace on October 20, 2021.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Hisham Sultan Al Zafir Al Qahtani after the latter presented his letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. Joining them are Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Saudi Embassy Counsellor Eisa Abdulrahman Almalki, and Chief of Presidential Protocol and Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Robert Borje. ARMAN BAYLON/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Hisham Sultan Al Zafir Al Qahtani after the latter presented his letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Kingdom of Belgium Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Michel Parys after the latter presented his letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. Joining them are Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Madame Chiemi Miyahasa, and Deputy Head of Mission Jeremy Marc C. Thirion. ARMAN BAYLON/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with Kingdom of Belgium Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Michel Parys after the latter presented her letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. ARMAN BAYLON/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Laure Beaufils after the latter presented her letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Laure Beaufils after the latter presented her letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. Joining them are Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Political Counsellor Sha Rebecca, and Chief of Presidential Protocol and Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Robert Borje. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with United Arab Emirates Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Mohamed Obaid Salem Alqataam Alzaabi after the latter presented his letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. Joining them are Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Administrative Attaché Khalid Mohamed Amer Salmeen, and Chief of Presidential Protocol and Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Robert Borje. ARMAN BAYLON/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens as United Arab Emirates Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Mohamed Obaid Salem Alqataam Alzaabi after the latter presented his letter of credence to the President at the Malacañang Palace on October 20, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO