Matina Enclaves, Davao City
February 9, 2019

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte received His Excellency Taro Kono, Foreign Minister of Japan, in a courtesy call at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City.

The Japanese Foreign Minister was accompanied in the courtesy call by His Excellency Haneda Koji, Ambassador of Japan to the Philippines, several officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, as well as a number of officers and personnel of the Embassy of Japan to the Philippines.

On the other hand, President Duterte was joined by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr., Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, His Excellency Jose C. Laurel V, Ambassador of the Philippines to Japan, and other government officials from various departments.