MANILA, Philippines û President Benigno Aquino III will meet with ôAmerican Idolö runner-up Jessica Sanchez in Los Angeles on June 10.
This was confirmed by Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda after the send-off ceremony for the President on Monday at the NAIA.
Lacierda said the meeting between the President and Sanchez will happen after the dialogue with members of the Filipino community in Los Angeles.
ôBago siya umalis, the last leg is LA. Pagpunta sa LA, meeting with the business groups, meet with Jessica and meet with the Filipino community, then lipad na siya pabalik ng Pilipinas,ö Lacierda said.
The Palace was all praises and support for Sanchez when the Filipino-Mexican-American singer competed and finished second on ôAmerican Idol.ö
Malaca±ang had said that ôthroughout her long, arduous journey, people considered Ms. Sanchez a performer imbued with an extraordinary gift of music and heart.ö
It added that Sanchez's "American Idol" stint was only the beginning of a great career for the 16-year-old Pinoy.