MANILA –Ambassador of Egypt to the Philippines Mahmoud Mostafa Ahmed Mohamed bade goodbye to the Philipines in a farewell call to President Rodrigo Duterte on January 17, Tuesday at the Study Room in Malacañan Palace.
Ambassador Mohamed, born February 8, 1957, had been assigned to various foreign missions, which included Konacky, Prague, Damascus, Abu Dhabi, and Benghazi, prior to taking the post in Manila.
Also present to witness the event was Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Hjayceelyn Quintana of the Office of Middle East and African Affairs.
After the farewell call, President Duterte proceeded to Malacañan’s Music Room for a private meeting with Davao-based broadcaster Mario Maximo Solis.
After the meeting, the Chief Executive attended the presentation on National Broadcom by Converge ICT Solutions Inc., which took place at the Palace’s Orchid Room.
Next on the President’s agenda was a meeting with the Samahan ng mga Ex-Detainees Laban sa mga Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA).
President Duterte also met with Liu Zhenmin, vice foreign minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, in a courtesy call.