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PNoy to host banquet for Queen of Spain

Posted at | Updated as of 06/30/12 7:58 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.