Kalayaan Grounds, Malacañan Palace
April 28, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte warmly welcomed President Joko Widodo of Indonesia who is in the country for a state visit through an official welcome ceremony at the Kalayaan Grounds of Malacañan Palace.

A 21-gun salute was rendered for the Indonesian leader during the ceremony proper. Afterwards, President Duterte joined him for an inspection of the honor guards.

After the ceremony, both leaders were introduced to their respective delegation and they proceeded inside Malacañan Palace for the signing of the guestbook by President Widodo.

Apart from his state visit, the Indonesian president is also set to participate in the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Summit chaired by the Philippines.

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