Amman, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
September 6, 2018

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, accompanied by His Majesty King Abdullah bin Al-Hussein, visited the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center (KASOTC) in Amman, Jordan on September 6, 2018.

As part of the Philippine-Jordan Defense Cooperation, the President inspected the two (2) Cobra helicopters at KASOTC. He likewise inspected the other vehicles and equipment developed by the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) that supplies Jordan’s armed forces with state-of-the-art military equipment and provides advanced technical and scientific services in the area of defense.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, National Security Adviser (NSA) Secretary Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Secretary Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go, and Philippine Ambassador to Jordan Akmad Sakkam accompanied President Duterte in the KASOTC visit.