Filipinos were thanked by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit National Organizing Committee for their cooperation during the summit which was held on November 18 and 19.
APEC is thankful for Filipinos who showed them the true meaning of Filipino hospitality.
“Thank you for your patience and understanding over the inconvenience brought about by our enhanced security measures,” a Facebook post on APEC Philippines read.
“You have shown to the 10, 000 delegates composed of 19 economic leaders, 2 high-level representatives of member –economies, 21 trade foreign ministers, 21 senior officials, over 6,000 staff and security personnel, over 4,000 members of the local and International media what Filipino hospitality means,” it added.
Due to the recent APEC summit, classes and works were suspended, flights were canceled and several roads were closed which drew complaints from netizens.