My warmest greeting to all Filipinos around the globe as we celebrate the birth of Christ and usher in the New Year.
As the message of joy and hope resonates throughout the world, I thank you for your immense contribution to the peace and prosperity of our country and our people.
Over the years, you have continuously displayed patriotism and concern for the welfare of your beloved Philippines and our kababayans here and abroad.
Indeed, our strength lies in our people and our faith in the goodness and ability of the Filipino to rise above any difficulty.
With our steadfast commitment and continued cooperation, we can succeed in attaining our collective goals to ensure our country and people a better and brighter future.
Maligayand Pasko at Mapayapang Bagong Taon sa ating lahat
25 December 2010, Manila