Philippines-Australia Friendship Day 2022 Reception

Australian Ambassador Steven J Robinson AO hosted a reception with Filipino friends and partners from the government, business, military, diplomatic and civil society sectors at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila to celebrate Philippines-Australia Friendship Day on 19 May 2022.


National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, National Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Nathaniel Imperial and Ambassador Steven Robinson led the Friendship Day ceremony


Senior Philippine Government officials were among the guests at the celebration of Philippines-Australia Friendship Day. In attendance were (front centre) Former President Her Excellency Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs Delia D. Albert, (from left, back row) Bangko Sentral Governor Benjamin Diokno, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Ambassador Robinson, National Security Adviser Secretary Hermogenes Esperon Jr., DFA Assistant Secretary Nathaniel Imperial, and Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines General Andres Centino.

Australia and the Philippines Defence Forces

Fil-Aussie celebrities Jasmine Curtis, Franki Russel, Diego Loyzaga, Bing Loyzaga and Janno Gibbs

Taste of Australia showcase


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