Local News: Sister City of China in Bacolod City, with Zhang Wei Gou, the Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China
"I hope Bacolod City will have a Sister City in China. China and Philippines have a long history of friendship and cooperation", Zhang Wei Gou, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China said . "Friendship, understanding and cooperation must continue and will last long in the next future generation to come. I am very happy that I was invited by the City Government of Bacolod headed by your Mayor Monico O. Puentevella and your city government officials. I wish that your Masskara Festival and 75th Charter Anniversary of Bacolod will be a great success for the people of Bacolod," Consul General Gou said.
Jimmy Ong Hong Tee - President of Bacolod Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc., Alfredo G. Barcelona-Honorary President & Director, FFCCCII, Director- Andres Valencia, Honorary President- Atty. Benjamin Ortega- BFCCCII and SPM Claude Kalaw Puentevella.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
John Yap, President of the Southern Negros Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc., Luis Chan, Executive Vice-President, Lucio Chua, President of the Northern Negros Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Honorary President Rolando Espina, NNFCCCII, and Directors Simplicio Gamboa, Philip Yap, Roger Yap, Henry Uy, Lucy Ponce, Aida Uy, Nonaldo and Sahlee Chua, Johnny Chua, Guillermo Coo and Tato Coo, Johnny Chua, Andres Valencia, Diotay Lopue, Carlos Bebot Ganihong, Crispin Chua, Bacolod Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc., President- Jimmy Ong Hong Tee, Honorary President- Atty. Benjamin Ortega, Alfredo G. Barcelona- Honorary President, Director FFCCCII, Negros Occidental Filipino Chinese Amity Club Inc., Officials, Directors, Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella with First Lady Josefa Patching Puentevella , Bacolod City SPM’s, Mayor Jose Oti Montelibano of Silay City , Former Bacolod City Mayor Luzviminda Joy Valdez, Former Mayor Girlie Belzunce of Valladolid, Former DOTC Secretary Art Valdez among others spearheaded in welcoming Consul General Zhang Wei Gou of the People’s Republic of China.
PROC Consul General Gou visited Mambucal Summer Resort, Tanduay Distillery Inc., Palmas Del Mar and was guest of honor at the 75th Charter Day Anniversary Program of Bacolod and the Appreciation Night guest for the Amity building renovation Donors at the Dinner Conference of the Negros Occidental Filipino-Chinese Amity Club Inc. He also met Former President of the Republic of the Philippines, Fidel Valdez Ramos with Col. .Jon Aying the 303rd Brigade Commander of the Philippine Army, at the Bacolod City Mayor’s Office at the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC). *