(Eagle News) — United States President Donald Trump is about to visit the Philippines in November.
The announcement was made by Ambassador Marciano Paynor Jr., Director-General for Operations of the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council on Wednesday, April 18.
“As of now, President Trump, for instance, when President Duterte called him up to congratulate him, had already indicated that he is coming in November. At least verbally, he said he is coming,” Paynor mentioned.
The US President is amongst the 14 heads of state anticipated to attend the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Nov. 13-14 in the country.
According to Tourism Director for Central Luzon Ronnie Tiotuico, apart from the leaders of the different 10 ASEAN member-countries, leaders from Australia, China, New Zealand, and Russian president Vladimir Putin, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and performing South Korean President Hwang Kyo-Ahn are anticipated to attend the ASEAN Summit.
However, it’s nonetheless unsure if Chinese President Xi Jingping will grace the occasion.
Tiotuico additionally mentioned that they’re anticipating some four,000 individuals in the occasion.