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DFA: Malaysia’s Mahathir to visit Philippines on March 6-7

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 04:50 PM February 28, 2019
DFA: Malaysia’s Mahathir to visit Philippines on March 6-7

Mahathir Mohamad. AP file photo

MANILA, Philippines – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will embark on a two-day official visit to the Philippines next week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday.

According to DFA, Mahathir’s first visit to the Philippines on March 6 to 7 was upon the invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte.

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DFA said the two leaders will hold a bilateral meeting at Malacañang Palace to “survey and discuss cooperation in the political, economic, and people-to-people spheres, and exchange views on the topics of mutual importance.”

Further, DFA said the Malaysian leader will meet Senate President Vicente Sotto III and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during his visit in the country.

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Mahathir’s visit reciprocates Duterte’s visit to Malaysia last July 2018, DFA noted. /kga

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