Music Room, Malacañan Palace
March 6, 2019

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte received His Excellency Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, in a courtesy call at the Music Room in Malacañan Palace.

Deputy Prime Minister Minh was accompanied in the courtesy call by Viet Nam Ambassador to the Philippines Ly Quoc Tuan, Department of the South East Asia–South Asia–South Pacific of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director-General Nguyen Tat Thanh, Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister Director-General Pham Quang Hieu, and National Commission on Border Affairs Director-General Nguyen Manh Dong of the Maritime Affairs Department.

On the other hand, President Duterte was joined by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr., Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez, National Security Council (NSC) Secretary Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., and Philippine Ambassador to Viet Nam Noel Servigon, among others.

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