Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China
May 14, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte met with President Xi Jinping together with 27 other state leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

In his opening message, President Xi Jinping welcomed the 27 state leaders, “Today we are gathered here to renew the Silk Road spirit and to discuss the Belt and Road Development for International cooperation this is both a continuation of our shared history and bright hope for our future.”

Following the welcome dinner, the state leaders were treated to a classical Chinese cultural show at the National Center for the Performing Arts.