President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Receives Credentials of Ambassador-Designates of Portugal, Ukraine and Yemen and Meets with Former Poland President Lech Walesa

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomes Ambassador-Designate of Portugal to the Philippines Rui Fernando Sucena Do Carmo before receiving the latter’s credentials at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Former Poland President Lech Walesa who paid a courtesy call on the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the credentials of Ambassador-Designate of Yemen to the Philippines Adel Mohamed Ali Ba Hamid at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Office of the Presidential Protocol Chief Robert Borje. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the credentials of Ambassador-Designate of Ukraine to the Philippines Olexander Nechytaylo at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Office of the Presidential Protocol Chief Robert Borje. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the credentials of Ambassador-Designate of Portugal to the Philippines Rui Fernando Sucena Do Carmo at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Office of the Presidential Protocol Chief Robert Borje. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with Ambassador-Designate of Yemen to the Philippines Adel Mohamed Ali Ba Hamid as the President gives a token after the latter presented his credentials at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Ambassador-Designate of Ukraine to the Philippines Olexander Nechytaylo after the latter presented his credentials to the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Ambassador-Designate of Portugal to the Philippines Rui Fernando Sucena Do Carmo after the latter presented his credentials to the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Ambassador-Designate of Yemen to the Philippines Adel Mohamed Ali Ba Hamid after the latter presented his credentials to the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Second Secretary Belal Al Akwa and Office of the Presidential Protocol Chief Robert Borje. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Ambassador-Designate of Ukraine to the Philippines Olexander Nechytaylo after the latter presented his credentials to the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, the Ukrainian Ambassador’s wife Triana Nechytaylo and Honorary Consul of Ukraine Dr. Oscar De Venecia. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Ambassador-Designate of Portugal to the Philippines Rui Fernando Sucena Do Carmo after the latter presented his credentials to the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Honorary Consul of Portugal Antonio Rufino and Office of the Presidential Protocol Chief Robert Borje. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte prepares to receive Former Poland President Lech Walesa as the latter paid a courtesy call on the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Former Poland President Lech Walesa who paid a courtesy call on the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte engages in a discussion with Former Poland President Lech Walesa who paid a courtesy call on the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the credentials of Ambassador-Designate of Yemen to the Philippines Adel Mohamed Ali Ba Hamid at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte prepares to receive the credentials of Ambassador-Designate of Ukraine to the Philippines Olexander Nechytaylo at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO