MANILA - After giving President Enrique Peña Nieto a warm welcome early Tuesday, Kris Aquino, the youngest sister of President Benigno Aquino III, again met with Mexico's leader at a state dinner held at the Malacañang Palace.
On her Instagram account, the 44-year-old Aquino posted a photo of her with her brother and Peña Nieto during the event. She also took a selfie with Peña Nieto's daughter, Paulina Peña Pretelini, and Alibaba founder Jack Ma.
The younger Aquino was wearing a bright yellow Filipiniana designed by Filipino fashion designer Michael Leyva with makeup and styling from Angel Jamelarin and RB Changco.
Peña Nieto arrived in the country on Tuesday for a state visit ahead of his participation at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
Aquino shared that Peña Nieto personally requested that she be present during his state visit. She wrote: 'Pleasantly surprised & extremely flattered to have been requested."
Peña Nieto has been generating a lot of buzz with Filipinos online following his arrival. Due to his good looks, he has been dubbed as one of the "APEC Hotties" along with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Also present at the state dinner were "The Voice Kids" season one finalists Darren Espanto and Juan Karlos Labajo. The two performed and even got a chance to meet Peña Nieto's daughter.
Other performers for the night were said to be Pops Fernandez and Jet Pangan.