Faulconer, Cate Welcome Philippine Ambassador

Friday, March 20, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and Councilmember Chris Cate welcomed Philippine Ambassador José L. Cuisia, Jr. to the United States and to City Hall.

Ambassador Cuisia was accompanied by the Consul General of the Philippines Leo M. Herrera-Lim and Philippine Honorary Consul in San Diego Audie J. de Castro.

There are nearly 200,000 Filipino-Americans in San Diego, which makes them the largest segment of the city’s Asian-Pacific Islander community. San Diego’s sister city in the Philippines is Cavite City, which lies southwest from Manila.

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