Thingaha Hotel, Myanmar
7 June 2013

President Benigno S. Aquino III met with former Prime Minister Tony Blair of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

After his meeting with the Philippine media, President Aquino was chanced upon by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. The Chief Executive was supposed to go to the airport for his trip back to Manila when he was informed that Mr. Blair would like to see him.  Both leaders participated in the 22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia with the former British Prime Minister as one of the key speakers. It was said that Mr. Blair has been seeking an audience with President Aquino for possible opportunities in the country.