Martinez to call on Philippine President

Martinez to call on Philippine President

Manila : Philippines | Feb 23, 2014 at 5:02 AM PST
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PREPARATIONS are underway for a courtesy call on Philippine President Benigno Aquino III by Olympic figure skater Michael Christian Martinez, Malacañang announced Sunday.

Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said the Philippine Sports Commission made a request for a courtesy call.

"From what I know, the Philippine Sports Commission already sent a request for a courtesy call. The Office of the President is determining the right time for Martinez to make the courtesy call," Coloma said.

He noted President Aquino has a hectic schedule this coming week.

Earlier, Coloma said the President will be marking the 28th anniversary of the EDSA Revolution in the provinces, including those hit by recent calamities.

The President will also have a two-day state visit to Malaysia on Feb. 27 and 28.

"The President has a hectic schedule this week due to the EDSA anniversary and his state visit to Malaysia," he said.

For now, he said the Office of the President is considering all factors.

"We are considering all relevant factors but what is important is that we have received the PSC's recommendation," he said.

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OmerOscarAlmenario is based in Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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