President Aquino to meet Prime Minister Abe next week

President Benigno Aquino III is set to visit Japan next week to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and to deliver a speech at Hiroshima in an event hosted by Japan International Cooperation Agency.

“According to presidential peace adviser Teresita Deles, Mr. Aquino is expected to deliver a speech during the JICA-hosted event in Hiroshima on June 24 after his meeting with Abe in Tokyo on the same day,” as reported by Manila Standard Today.

Aquino’s one-day trip will focus on Philippines’ economic and security cooperation with Japan.

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Previous report says that Japan is making Philippines its investment manufacturing hub in Southeast Asia region.

Japan, like the Philippines, also has a growing territorial dispute with China.

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