• Philippines and South Korea signed its agreements on agriculture, energy, trade, transpo, and science and technology which are among the main purposes of Duterte’s three-day official visit
  • Duterte and South Korean President Moon Jae In witnessed the signing of the agreements at the presidential Blue House in Seoul
  • Duterte also met with members of the Filipino community currently living in South Korea

On Monday, June 4, the Philippines and South Korea signed its agreements on agriculture, energy, trade, transportation, and science and technology which are among the main purposes of President Rodrigo Duterte’s three-day official visit.

According to GMA News, Duterte and South Korean President Moon Jae In witnessed the signing of the following agreements at the presidential Blue House in Seoul:

  • a memorandum of understanding concerning cooperation in the field of transport between the Department of Transportation and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • scientific and technological cooperation between the Department of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Science and ICT
  • trade and economic cooperation between the Department of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
  • a memorandum of understanding for cooperation on the expansion of renewable energy deployment between the Department of National Defense and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy

Prior to the bilateral meeting at the Blue House, agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol and Acting Minister Kim Hyeon Soo of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs also signed a memorandum of understanding on agricultural cooperation.

“With the MOU on agricultural cooperation signed today, various activities are now being lined up, including technology transfer on mechanization and irrigation,” Piñol said.

A loan agreement between the Philippine government and the Export-Import Bank of Korea for the New Cebu International Container Port Project was also signed.

Image via Philippine News Agency

Duterte also met with members of the Filipino community currently living in South Korea.

Filipinos in South Korea showing their support for the President:

Image by Philippine News Agency

Sources :

GMA News, MSN, Twitter