Lorenzana, 3 top PH officials to meet US Pacific Command chief

MANILA Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana will meet with US Pacific Command (PACOM) head Admiral Harry Harris on May 17-21.

This was confirmed by DND spokesperson Arsenio Andolong in an interview Thursday.

Lorenzana will be joined by Foreign Affairs Secretary Allan Peter Cayetano, Department of the Interior and Local Government officer-in-charge Eduardo AAo, and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea.

"They are supposed to meet with PACOM head Admiral Harris. The trip will be from today, May 17 to May 21. The agenda is not privy to us. Mahirap mag-speculate kasi wala namang sinabi but silang apat ang magkakasama (It is difficult to speculate because nothing was mentioned. But the four of them will be together," Andolong added.

The US Pacific Command, the oldest and largest unified combatant command of the United States Armed Forces, is responsible for military operations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency