Malacañan Palace
5 December 2013

Following the courtesy call, President Benigno S. Aquino III and Myanmar President Thein Sein proceeded to an expanded bilateral meeting with their respective cabinet secretaries and ministers.

Agreements between the two countries were signed after the meeting took place.  Among these are the Memorandum of Understanding on Information Cooperation (in the field of News Exchange, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Film Industries, Public Relations, Printing and Publishing); Agreement on Visa Exemption for Holders of Ordinary Passports; Memorandum of Agreement in the field of Renewable Energy; and Memorandum of Agreement in Commerce and Industry.