French president visiting PHL with Hollywood stars

French Embassy confirmed in a press conference Wednesday that Oscar award-winning actors Jeremy Irons, Marion Cotillard, and Melanie Laurent will visit the Philippines on February 26-27, 2015 along with French President Francois Hollande.

Aside from the three celebrities, president Hollande will also be accompanied by 3 French ministers, representatives from the United Nations, civil society organizations, and the religious.

The visit aims to further strengthen the relationship of Philippines and France and will also discuss issues on climate change.

The French president first day itinerary includes luncheon with Makati Business Club, Climate change forum in National Museum, Arrival honors in Malacañang Palace and State dinner in Malacañang Palace.

On the second day, President Hollande is set to give a speech in an elementary school in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, one of the towns devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda.