Istana, Singapore
December 15, 2016

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte held a meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the first day of his state visit to Singapore.

The Prime Minister praised the Filipinos in Singapore as they continuously help propel the economic stability of their host nation. He added that the number of Filipinos going to Singapore continues to increase.

According to Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr., the “areas of mutual cooperation were discussed by the leaders, particularly in the fight against terrorism and against illegal drugs.”

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