On June 29, Consul & Head of Post Zhou Youbin was invited to attend the oath-taking inauguration ceremony of Hon. Ilocos Norte Governor Matthew Marcos Manotoc.
Consul Zhou extended his congratulations to the new governor. He said the current healthy and stable development of China-Philippine relations has opened new prospects for local cooperation between two countries. The communication of Ilocos Norte and China rooted in the long history. Chinese Consulate in Laoag looked forward to working together with the new provincial government to deepen pragmatic cooperation and cultural and human exchanges.
Governor Manotoc expressed his gratitude to Consul Zhou for his presence. He agreed to establish a good working relationship with Chinese Consulate, and strengthen partnership between Ilocos Norte and China in the future.