Myanmar International Convention Center
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
7 June 2013
President Benigno S. Aquino III, together with other leaders and participants from 55 countries, participated at the closing ceremony of the World Economic Forum on East Asia held at the Mandalay Plenary Hall of the Myanmar International Convention Center.
During the ceremony, the President congratulated Myanmar for the successful hosting of this year’s WEF on East Asia and extended his gratitude to everyone who participated in the exchange of learning and opportunities. He added that he is hoping that the Philippines can match the success achieved by the host nation. He then invited all the participants to visit the country and see that it is more fun in the Philippines.
President Aquino received the cow bell from President U Thein Sein which marked the Philippines’ hosting of next year’s forum in East Asia.
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