NAIA Terminal II, Pasay City
8 June 2013

After a successful day-long trip in Myanmar to attend the Closing Plenary of the 22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia, President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal II past midnight today.

During the forum, the President proudly stated that the Philippine economy is flourishing following his encouragement to the participants from 55 nations to visit the Philippines and find potential investment opportunities in the country. He also invited them to attend the 2014 WEF on East Asia which will commence in the Philippines.

President Aquino met with different world leaders namely Myanmar President U Thein Sein, Chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma Aung San Suu Kyi, World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab and Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair.

The President was received by his Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking military officials.

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