Sakhir Palace, Kingdom of Bahrain
April 13, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte was accorded a welcome ceremony by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at the Sakhir Palace on the second day of his State Visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

This is the first visit of a Philippine head of state to Bahrain after eight (8) years and it aims to renew friendly relations and promote partnerships with one of the Arab nations.

Likewise, the visit aims to recognize the importance of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

After the welcome ceremony, the President proceeded inside the Sakhir Palace for the bilateral meeting with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

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