PNoy to host banquet for Queen of Spain

By Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 29 2012 05:15 PM | Updated as of Jun 30 2012 07:58 PM

MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino will host a banquet in honor of Queen Sofia of Spain in the Palace on July 3.

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Queen will be in the Philippines for a visit from July 2 to 6.

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman will be the "secretary-in-attendance" to accompany the visiting queen when she inspects the various development cooperation projects between the Philippines and Spain.

Valte said the Queen visited the Philippines in 1995, 1998, 2000, and 2003.