LOOK, GO-XI: Bong Go takes selfie with China's Xi


Posted at Apr 12 2018 06:07 PM

Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go takes a selfie with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo courtesy of Go Na Tayo Facebook page

MANILA- Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go is definitely not shy taking photos with world leaders, the latest of whom is Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Go, who accompanied President Rodrigo Duterte to China, took a selfie with Xi on the sidelines Boao Forum for Asia held in Hainan on Tuesday.

The Chinese leader reportedly inquired about Duterte and Go's Chinese roots during a casual conversation, a post by the "Go Na Tayo" Facebook page said.

This is not the first time that Go scored a photo with a world leader. 

He has photos with United States President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, among others.

Go previously said that he did not expect his penchant for taking selfies would gain public attention after Facebook allowed users to use his face as a frame for profile pictures.

"I am just an ordinary employee of the government. I took selfies with world leaders because I admire them and only as remembrance of that once in a lifetime opportunity," he said.