From Left to Right: PRC Political Counsellor He Xiangqi; APPFI Trustee Johnny Tio Co; partners Dr Poch Macaranas of AIM, Jeffrey Ng of Astoria Plaza and Narzalina Lim of APPI; advisers Alfonso Uygongco, Carlos Chan and Cesar Virata; Amb. Zhao Jianhua; and Trustees Aileen Baviera, Wilfrido Villacorta, Raphael Lotilla, Henry Lim and Miriam Coronel- Ferrer.

Officers and trustees of the APPFI met with Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua at a dinner last February 24 held at the Jinjiang Inn in Makati. The ambassador was accompanied by Political Counsellor He Xiangqi, Director Yu Jun and Second Secretary Chen Qingjie.  Aside from its trustees, APPFI’s senior advisers Dr Cesar Virata and Mr Alfonso Uygongco, as well as friends from the private sector were invited for the lively conversation. The dinner was organized upon the initiative of APPFI and was hosted by Special Envoy to China Mr Carlos Chan.