Vientiane, Lao PDR
September 7, 2016

On the second day of the 28th and 29th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summits and Related Summits, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attended the 29th ASEAN Summit (Retreat) at the National Convention Centre (NCC) in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

In his opening remarks, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith expressed his warm welcome to his fellow ASEAN leaders and expressed his appreciation for their attendance in the Retreat.

He added that two major topics would be discussed in the Retreat – external relations and future directions, and exchange of views on regional and international issues.