Philippine Embassy - Tokyo, Japan > Ambassador Laurel Calls On The President of the Hokkaido Federation of Chambers of Commerce

Ambassador Laurel Calls On The President of the Hokkaido Federation of Chambers of Commerce

Ambassador Laurel, Honorary Consul Tobe with Mr. Hirota and Mr. Shibata

Ambassador Laurel, Honorary Consul Tobe with Mr. Hirota and Mr. Shibata

Ambassador Jose C. Laurel V paid a courtesy call on the President of the Hokkaido Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Mr. Kyouichi Hirota, on 29 January 2019. In his meeting, he presented the business opportunities and strong potential for companies looking to leverage a growing Filipino market, and a country with continuing strong growth prospects. Praising the tourism and agriculture expertise of Hokkaido, Ambassador Laurel pitched for the members of the Chamber to look at the agri-business, food processing and tourism sectors in the Philippines.

Ambassador Laurel, Honorary Consul Ken Tobe and delegation tour the new public library of Sapporo

Ambassador Laurel, Honorary Consul Ken Tobe and delegation tour the new public library of Sapporo

Also present in the meeting were Mr. Ryu Shibata, Vice Chairman of the Sapporo Chamber of Commerce and Deputy Chairman of the North Pacific Bank, Minister for Political Affairs Mme. Evangeline Ong Jimenez-Ducrocq, and Philippine Honorary Consul in Hokkaido Mr. Ken Tobe.

Ambassador Laurel, Honorary Consul Ken Tobe and delegation tour the new public library of Sapporo

Ambassador Laurel, Honorary Consul Ken Tobe and delegation tour the new public library of Sapporo