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Laos PM arrives in Manila


05:27 PM May 10th, 2012

By: Tina G. Santos, May 10th, 2012 05:27 PM

STATE VISIT. Laos Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong waves to the crowd upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 Thursday, May 10, 2012. Prime Minister Thammavong is in the Philippines for a two-day state visit. GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE/Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines—Laos Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong arrived in Manila Thursday afternoon for a two-day state visit.

Thongsing and his delegation arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 on board a chartered flight at around 2 p.m.

The Department of Foreign Affairs earlier said that Thongsing is visiting the country on the invitation of President Aquino.

Aquino and Thongsing “will discuss bilateral cooperation and partnerships in promoting people-to-people and institutional exchanges,” the DFA said.

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