October 25, 2016
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, together with the members of the Philippine delegation, arrived past 5:00 in the afternoon (Japan time; 6:00 pm Manila time) at the Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Japan for a three-day official visit.
Consul General Marian Jocelyn R. Tirol-Ignacio, Charge D’ Affaires of the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, welcomed the President with Japan’s Chief of Protocol, Ambassador Kaoru Shimazaki.
Among the members of the Philippine delegation who joined President Duterte are Senator Alan Peter S. Cayetano, House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez, Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea, Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Perfecto R. Yasay Jr., Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III, National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana, and Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez.
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