President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s Official Visit to the
Kingdom of Thailand
March 20-22, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte completes his journey in visiting member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with his official visit to the Kingdom of Thailand from March 20-22, 2017 right after his trip to Myanmar.

The President is set to have a meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to reinforce the bilateral relations of almost seven decades between the Philippines and Thailand. Both leaders will discuss cooperation in various fields of mutual interests like trade and investment, tourism, agriculture, energy, educational and technical cooperation.

Thailand’s core business groups will also get to hear the Philippines varied investment opportunities during the ‘Invest Philippines CEO Roundtable’ in this official visit.

He is also expected to meet with more than a thousand members of the Filipino community working and residing in Thailand before going back to Manila on the 22nd of March.

The President’s last visit to Thailand was when he paid his respects to King Bhumibol Adulyadej who passed away on October 13, 2016. Thailand is observing a yearlong official mourning period.

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Activities in Thailand


Invest Philippines CEO Roundtable

Business Call of Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Ltd.

Press Briefing by the Philippine Delegation

Photo Opportunity with Philippine Embassy Officials

Official Dinner (Speech)

Official Dinner

Joint Press Statement

Viewing of Thai Handicrafts Demonstration

Restricted and Plenary Meeting

Signing Ceremony

Welcome Ceremony

Arrival in the Kingdom of Thailand

Sidelights of Activities in Thailand


Interview with Emilie Isidoro

Interview with Annabelle
Santos-Daokaew

Chatuchak Weekend Market
and Or Tor Kor Market

Interview with Col. Ricardo B. Bayhon PA (GSC)

Grand Palace and Temple of
the Emerald Buddha

Interview with Chayapatra Thongcharoen

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Monument of King Taksin the Great

Interview with Enrico Mariano

Philippine Embassy

Interview with Ana Gracia Maria Abejuela

Khao San Road at Night

Royal Thai Navy Headquarters

Interview with Ambassador Mary Jo Bernardo-Aragon

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