The Daily Manila Shimbun


Duterte going to Japan on working visit on Oct 29-31

October 25, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte will go to Japan on a working visit on October 29-31, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday.

In a statement by the DFA, it said Duterte will discuss with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe "matters of mutual interest to both countries."

Duterte is scheduled to meet other high-ranking Japanese government officials and captains of industry.

Discussions are also expected to include regional developments. including peace and stability in the region, particularly in the Korean Peninsula.

Both sides are also expected to engage in dialogue relative to the Philippine chairmanship of ASEAN and preparations for Abe's return visit for the Philippines  for the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings, the DFA said. DMS