US VP Kamala Harris pays courtesy call on Bongbong Marcos | Global News

US VP Kamala Harris pays courtesy call on Bongbong Marcos

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 01:33 PM November 21, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — United States Vice President Kamala Harris paid a courtesy call on President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Harris is in the Philippines for a series of engagements, including meetings with Marcos on the economic and security ties between the two countries and a trip to Palawan.

Harris was welcomed by Marcos Jr. at the Palace compound.

FEATURED STORIES

Upon arriving, Harris was given arrival honors by Philippine troops and she also signed Malacañang’s guest book.

The US Vice President arrived in the Philippines on Sunday. She is the highest-ranking US government official to have visited the Philippines since Marcos assumed office.

On Tuesday, Harris will meet with Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) members in Palawan province.

Before her meeting with Marcos, Harris met with her Philippine counterpart, Sara Duterte.

Marcos earlier said he sees no reason why Harris’ visit to the Philippines, especially to Palawan, will stir tensions between the Philippines and China — considering the island province is the closest to the West Philippine Sea.

RELATED STORIES:

Bongbong Marcos believes Harris’ Palawan visit won’t raise PH-China tension

US VP Kamala Harris arrives in Manila for economic, security meetings

JMS
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bilateral talks, Bongbong marcos, Kamala Harris
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our global news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.