PNoy invites Australian Governor-General Quentin Bryce to visit the Philippines

Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of AustraliaQuentin Bryce, Governor-General of Australia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced today that Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, will undertake a State Visit to the Philippines on April 12 to 13, upon the invitation of President Benigno S. Aquino III.
It will be Her Excellency’s first visit to the Philippines as Australia’s Governor-General.
The Governor-General, a staunch advocate for the welfare and advancement of women and children, has taken a particular interest in the status of women in the Philippines, recent developments in health care for Filipino children, as well as the Philippines’ poverty alleviation efforts.
While in the Philippines, the Governor-General will call on President Aquino. She will also undertake site visits of the Conditional Cash Transfer program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the BRACE (Building the Resilience and Awareness of Metro Manila Communities to Natural Disaster and Climate Change Impacts) program of the Australian Agency for International Aid (AusAID). She will also visit a local refuge for women and children.
The Philippines and Australia have been enjoying a vibrant and dynamic partnership for 66 years.