Duterte arrives in India

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrived in New Delhi, India with his delegation Wednesday afternoon, January 24.

Duterte's plane touched down at around 5:30 pm (India time).

Right after his arrival, he is set to have a bilateral meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Hyderabad House.

He and Modi will then witness the ceremonial exchange of various memoranda of understanding.

Duterte brought with him the following top government officials:

Also joining the trip are Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano, the wife of Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, and Mylah Roque, wife of Secretary Harry Roque. 

They are described in a Malacañang release as "accompanying delegation." – Rappler.com


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