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Philippine prez leaves for 2-day state visit to Brunei

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Manila: Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos left for Brunei on Tuesday for a two-day state visit to strengthen defense and economic ties.

In his departure speech, Marcos said he and Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah will review the progress of bilateral cooperation, explore new mutually-beneficial partnerships and collaboration aimed at achieving prosperity.

“We must now deepen the bonds of friendship between our two countries,” said Marcos, adding the Philippines “expects to conclude several agreements ranging from security to tourism and agriculture.”

From Brunei, Marcos said he will fly to Singapore to deliver a keynote speech at the International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue on security and defense which kicks off on Friday.

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