Philippines – Thailand Friendship Circle

Philippines - Thailand Friendship Circle

This park is designated as the Philippines – Thailand Friendship Circle as a sign of friendship and cooperation between the peoples of Thailand and the Philippines.

Created by Ordinance No. 7964, Series of 1999, authored by Hon. Luciano “Lou” Veloso, this park was constructed as a reciprocal gesture of goodwill of the City of Manila to the City of Bangkok which renamed one of its streets “Soi Philippines” in 1998, during the centennial of Philippine Independence and in the spirit of the Sister City agreement signed in Manila on June 24, 1997, by Hon. Bhichit rattakul, Governor of Bangkok and Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim.

This park was first inaugurated on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Philippines – Thailand Diplomatic Relations and the visit of His Excellency Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai of the Royal Kingdom of Thailand on june 15, 1999.