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Duterte tours Pakistani navy ship

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 06:29 PM December 14, 2017

President Duterte boarded the Pakistani Sword-class missile guided frigate, PNS SAIF.

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday toured the navy ship of Pakistan docked at the Manila Bay.

Duterte boarded the Pakistani Sword-class missile guided frigate, PNS SAIF, at around 4:30 p.m. The President was accompanied by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go.

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The navy ship that arrived in Manila on Thursday will be in the Philippines for a three-day goodwill visit from December 14 to 17.

“The visit aims to renew and strengthen the Pakistan-Philippines relationship. It also promoted friendship, cooperation and mutual understanding between the two navies through naval diplomacy,” Capt. Lued Lincuna, Director of the Naval Public Affairs Office.

Lincuna said the visit would also include series of confidence building engagements between the Philippine Navy and the Pakistan Navy Ship personnel.

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