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Romualdez appears to be like ahead to PH go to of Japanese lawmakers

MANILA – House Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez on Friday stated he’s trying ahead to a attainable go to of Japanese lawmakers to the nation, saying this could additional enhance the friendship and bilateral ties between the Philippines and Japan.

“I look forward to a possible Philippine visit of Japanese legislators because this would serve to further broaden the long-standing good relations between the two countries,” the House Speaker stated.

This developed after President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. formally invited members of the Japanese parliament throughout the assembly of the Japan-Philippines Parliamentary Friendship League (JPPFL) held Thursday in Tokyo, Japan.

The President stated a go to to the Philippines would accord the Japanese lawmakers the chance to personally witness the constructive outcomes of the varied help applications offered by the Japanese authorities to the Filipino individuals.

“I really hope our friends from the Japanese Parliament could visit us in the Philippines as this would go a long way to further deepen the mutually-beneficial bilateral relations that the two countries have nurtured over the past decades,” Romualdez stated.

Romualdez added that the official go to of their Japanese counterparts would likewise present a venue for exchanges of concepts on the very best parliamentary practices and improvements to the widespread challenges going through each nations amid latest developments within the area and the world.

The supposed go to, in response to the Speaker, could possibly be organized to occur in July this yr, which might coincide with the celebration of the 67th anniversary of the normalization of the diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Japan.

“That would be the best time for the visit of our Japanese friends as it would lend symbolic significance to another milestone in our bilateral relations. But if that is not possible, they would be most welcome anytime,” Romualdez stated.

But irrespective of when the go to would possibly happen, Romualdez stated he’s fairly certain that the well-known and extremely rated Filipino hospitality would at all times be there to reciprocate the nice and cozy reception accorded by Japanese leaders to the Philippine delegation throughout President Marcos’ working go to to Japan.

Aside from Speaker Romualdez, the Filipino lawmakers and members of the Cabinet who joined President Marcos throughout the JPFFL assembly included former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo; Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri; Special Assistant to the President, Secretary Antonio Ernesto Lagdameo Jr.; and Senator Mark Villar.

The different panel was led by Japanese House of Representatives Chairman Moriyama Hiroshi and Vice Chairmen Okuno Shinsuke, Takemi Keizo, and Nakagawa Masaharu.

On Thursday, the 2 nations signed in Tokyo seven key agreements, witnessed by President Marcos and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, protecting areas corresponding to humanitarian help, catastrophe reduction, infrastructure, agriculture, and digital cooperation.

After assembly with key Japanese authorities officers in Tokyo, President Marcos might be assembly with prime Japanese enterprise leadersto promote the Philippines as an excellent vacation spot for direct overseas investments earlier than flying again to Manila. (PNA)