While President Duterte goes on an official journey to Myanmar and Thailand this week, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea is staying behind as the designated caretaker of the Philippine authorities.

Medialdea ‎used to tag together with Duterte in earlier international journeys like Japan together with his deputy left behind to hold the federal government working and signal official paperwork.

The Palace additionally introduced on Sunday that members of the President’s official delegation to Myanmar would come with Enrique Manalo – Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs; 
Emmanuel Piñol – Secretary of Agriculture; 
Delfin Lorenzana, Secretary of National Defense; 
Ramon Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry; 
Jose Ruperto Martin Andanar, Secretary, Presidential Communications Operations Office; 
Hermogenes Esperon, National Security Adviser; 
Sen. Vicente Sotto III and 
Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano and retired basic Isidro Lapeña, director basic of he Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.

Alex Chua, Philippine Ambassador to Myanmar

, mentioned the official go to might be from March 19 to 20. It will coincide with the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the institution of Philippines-Myanmar bilateral relations.

“Commemorative activities have been held beginning last year and the President’s visit to Myanmar this year is the culmination of the celebration of this milestone in our friendly relations with Myanmar,” Chua mentioned.

According to Chua, the Philippine President’s go to to Myanmar, an ASEAN member nation, symbolizes the Philippines’ dedication to the shared aspiration and values of ASEAN. This yr, the Philippines is the ASEAN Chair as the area celebrates the 50th anniversary of the institution of ASEAN.

Source: politics.com.ph