Davao International Airport, Davao City
April 30, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his common-law wife, Ms. Cielito Avanceña, received President Joko Widodo and First Lady Madam Irania Widodo of Indonesia as they arrived in the Davao International Airport.

The Indonesian President set foot in the Philippines on April 28, 2017 for a state visit and attendance to the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Summit. After his participation in the regional bloc meeting, he proceeded to Davao City for the launching of the Davao-General Santos-Bitung Roll-On/Roll-Off (RORO) Shipping Service.

The two leaders would be leading the launching ceremony of the trade route, a project under the ASEAN Vision 2025. The route would strengthen trade relations among the key cities in the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA).

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