NAIA Terminal II, Pasay City
11 May 2015
The President affirmed the success of his visits after meeting with different leaders, businessmen, and organizations. One of these is his meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper where both leaders discussed ways to boost trade exchange between the two economies. This includes the signing of agreements on trade, development assistance, and occupational health and safety.
The upgrading of the 1996 Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) was also agreed upon as the two leaders discussed possible ways in giving Canadian and Filipino investors greater confidence when doing business with one another.
Moreover, the Philippines-Canada Mutual Accountability Framework was also signed that aims to foster positive relations and economic assistance between the two nations.
He echoed the praises that the Philippines is receiving in the midst of the nation’s economic reforms. He also assured his bosses of continued efforts towards success.
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