(Eagle News) – After his two-day visit to Myanmar, President Duterte is now in Thailand for his three-day official visit, thus finishing his tour of the 9 different member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) because the Philippines takes the ASEAN chairmanship this yr.
The 71-year-old Philippine chief arrived on the Royal Thai Airforce Military Air Terminal 2 on Tuesday daybreak, March 21, (11:47 p.m. Monday, March 20 Philippine time), accompanied by members of his Cabinet and a few lawmakers.
Among the presidential delegation are Acting Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro Lapeña, Senators Alan Peter Cayetano and Vicente Sotto III and Philippine Ambassador to Thailand Mary Jo Aragon.
Mr. Duterte might be in Thailand for three days and is predicted to witness the signing of three bilateral agreements on science and know-how, tourism and agriculture.
He can be scheduled to satisfy with some 2,000 members of the Filipino neighborhood in Thailand.
Another necessary even is his bilateral assembly with Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha the place they’ll talk about problems with mutual considerations in protection cooperation, power, agriculture, schooling, financial system and politics.
The President first visited Bangkok, Thailand final November to condole with the Thai individuals on the death of the nation’s late beloved King Bhumibol.