MANILA, Philippines - A "powerhouse" delegation, including top business executives from Citigroup, Chevron, Coca Cola, General Electric, JP Morgan Chase and Procter & Gamble, are expected to visit Manila from January 23 to 25 to scout for investment and trade opportunities in the Philippines.
The US-Philippines Society has arranged for the visit, according to a statement of the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C.
The US-Philippines Society is a non-profit organization that helps raise the Philippines' profile in the US. It is co-chaired by Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) chairman Manuel Pangilinan and former US Ambassador to the Philippines John Negroponte. The group was behind the Washington DC gala in honor of President Benigno Aquino III during his state visit in 2012
"The delegation will participate in a dynamic program aimed at strengthening ties with political and business leaders, fostering discussion of strategic issues, and promoting business and investment opportunities," said Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose L. Cuisia Jr.
Other members of the delegation include executives of Peregrine Development International, CV Starr & Co., the US Education Finance Group, McLarty & Associates, Federal Express and Spence & Co.
They are expected to do the following during the visit:
Call on President Aquino and Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
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