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On 25 February 2020, Ambassador Leah M. Basinang–Ruiz called on the Marshal (Speaker) of the Sejm (Lower House of the Parliament of Poland) H.E. Elżbieta Barbara Witek to discuss ways to foster more parliamentary exchanges and contacts between the Philippines and Poland.

Both sides stressed the need to intensify people-to-people links in the areas of trade, investment, tourism, culture and higher education. Ambassador Ruiz informed the Marshal that the Embassy will work to encourage contacts between the respective parliamentary friendship groups of the two countries.

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In photo during the meeting (clockwise): Marshal Witek, Ms. Natalia Bank, Director of the Sejm Foreign Affairs Bureau, Embassy Protocol Officer Ma. Chloe Silverio, Ambassador Ruiz, Mr. Wiktor Bujalski, and (with her back to the camera) Ms. Anna Romsicka, Foreign Contact Specialist, Bilateral Cooperation Development of the Sejm responsible for Asia countries.