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Queen Elizabeth II honored Filipino driver British Empire medal for 33-years in service to the British embassy

  Mr. Roland Quitevis photo from Manila Bulletin (ctto) Manila, Philippines - The British Embassy in Manila recently awarded a Filipino driver the British Empire Medal who has served for 33-years and had been the driver to eight British ambassadors to the Philippines. “Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II has honoured Mr. Roland Quitevis with the British Empire Medal for his services to UK-Philippine Relations,” “This is a thoroughly well-deserved recognition of Roland’s long service at the Embassy, mostly spent as the Ambassador’s driver.”  British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce as quoted from the embassy’s Facebook post on Tuesday. Quitevis recounted his experience and for being grateful for the opportunity during his 33 years in service to the British Embassy, in the same Facebook post. Aside from having been the official driver to eight British ambassadors, Quiteves also shared he was able to drive for some members of the British royal family. “These include three visits