Capital Club, Harbour Tower, Manama, Bahrain
April 14, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte met with the business community of the Kingdom of Bahrain in a simple gathering at the Capital Club, Harbour Tower in Manama, Bahrain.

In his speech, the President said that the Philippines is open for business and stressed that, “we will make the Philippines worth your while and your money,” while encouraging Bahrain’s prominent business executives to invest in the Philippines.

The President shared his optimism in seeing a bright future for the economic partnership between the Philippines and Bahrain, pointing out that his country is diversifying its various industries and will be growing its investments in oil, gas, agricultural products, tourism, and halal production in Mindanao.

He added that the Philippines will continue to sustain its economic growth and that his government will continue to provide an enabling environment that would allow businesses to thrive and flourish.

President Duterte also emphasized that the Philippines is serious in addressing the corruption issues in his government.

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