Duterte on Jordan visit: The agenda is promising

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President Rodrigo Duterte said that the agenda of his visit to Kingdom of Jordan and meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II “is promising”, during his departure speech for official visits to the State of Israel and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on September 2 at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2.

Duterte will first visit Israel from September 2 to 5. He will visit Jordan from September 5 to 8.

“The agenda is promising, as I seek to renew relations with a country and people which have the common aspirations,” he said of his visit to Jordan.

“Certainly, I look forward to discussing ways [of] advancing cooperation in the key areas of improving defense and security, sustaining growth, addressing transnational crime, intensifying trade and investments and enhancing labor cooperation,” he added.

He said he shall seek to fully maximize economic cooperation and realize trade potential with both Israel and Jordan.

“A business delegation from different sectors of the Philippine economy will be there in order to explore the diverse trade and investment opportunities that makes Jordan and Israel more tempting to offer,” he added.

Source: https://pcoo.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180902-Speech-Departure-Statement-of-President-Rodrigo-Roa-Duterte-for-Official-Visits-to-State-of-Israel-and-Hashemite-Kingdom-of-Jordan.pdf