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Duterte accorded official welcome at Thailand Government House

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

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

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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.

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.

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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.

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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