Xi Jinping undertaking State Visit to PHL next week

Politics & Governance

“The Palace wishes to announce the forthcoming State Visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping,” Presidential Spokesperson & Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador S. Panelo said in a statement today.

“Upon the invitation of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Chinese President Xi Jinping will undertake a State Visit to the Philippines from 20-21 November 2018,” Panelo added.

He noted that the said visit “will be the first State Visit of a Chinese President in 13 years.”


“During the State Visit, the two Leaders will exchange views on areas of mutual concern and chart the course for the future of Philippines-China bilateral relations,” Panelo said.