Opening Remarks of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during the 12th BIMP – EAGA Summit
Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City
29 April 2017

Okay, thank you for your kind indulgence. 

I am pleased to open this Summit, aware of the steady progress the sub-regional economic cooperation has achieved. 

It continues to play a key role in attaining our goals under the initiative of ASEAN integration. 

At this juncture, let me call on Philippine Signing Minister for BIMP-EAGA, Datu Abdul Khayr Alonto to present the report of the recent developments in the sub-region.