Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Manila.
While talking to media, Preeti Saran, an official with MEA, said President Duterte asserted that he would like to have a very good relationship with India.
She said,”President Duterte and PM Modi had an excellent meeting, and President said he'd like to have very good relations with India.”
“This is the first Prime Ministerial visit from India to Philippines in 36 years,” she said.
Saran further added, “Four agreements were signed between the two nations, including on defence cooperation, logistics, agriculture and on micro small and medium enterprises.”
This is the first Prime Ministerial visit from India to Philippines in 36 years. President Duterte & PM Modi had an excellent meeting, President said he'd like to have very good relations with India: Preeti Saran, Mea pic.twitter.com/kb7V6g7BFC— ANI (@ANI) November 13, 2017