Study Room, Malacañan Palace
January 9, 2018
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte met with H.E. Meng Xiangfeng, a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), in Malacañan Palace.
During the meeting, the President conveyed the “desire and wish of the Filipino people that we make our bond stronger.” He also noted that bilateral relations between China and the Philippines are “improving everyday.”
H.E. Meng Xiangfeng was joined by other CPC members, namely Yuan Zhibing, Director General of Bureau One International Department of the CPC; Lin Zhi, Division Chief, Personnel Bureau of the CPC; Du Dingding, Division Chief, Bureau One International Department of the CPC; and Jia Peng, Division Chief, Bureau One International Department of the CPC.
On the other hand, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi accompanied President Duterte in the meeting.
The CPC members paid a visit with President Duterte upon the invitation of the President’s political party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).
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