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Duterte accorded official welcome at Thailand Government House

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 06:02 PM March 21, 2017

BANGKOK — President Rodrigo Duterte was accorded honors and an official welcome here as his three-day official visit formally started on Tuesday afternoon.

Duterte, together with his Cabinet members, arrived at 5:30 p.m. at the Thailand Government House. He was welcomed by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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After the welcome ceremony, the President and the Thai Prime Minister entered the Thai Koo Fah Building for the signing of the guest book. They will hold a bilateral meeting where the two are expected to discuss issues of mutual concerns in politics, economy, agriculture, energy, education, and defense cooperation.

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte at the Thailand Government House in Bangkok. NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte at the Thailand Government House in Bangkok. NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net

During his official visit here, Duterte is expected to witness the signing of three bilateral agreements on science and technology, tourism and agriculture.

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Duterte arrived here on Monday night at 11:47 p.m. Philippine time.

The Chief Executive earlier visited here in November 2016 to condole with the Thai people and paid his respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. JE

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