Fil-Ams in San Francisco welcome new PH consul general

By ABS-CBN North America News Bureau

Posted at Jun 12 2014 11:37 AM | Updated as of Jun 12 2014 07:37 PM

REDWOOD CITY, California – Filipino-Americans in San Francisco welcomed new Consul General Henry S. Bensurto.

Bensurto is a career diplomat and member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.

Bensurto is currently one of the Philippines’ leading experts on maritime security and the West Philippine Sea issue.

He was part of the Philippine team that filed the arbitration case against China in the West Philippine Sea, which is now pending before an arbitral tribunal at The Hague.