President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said Asia Pacific leaders now know the position of the Philippines on several issues, including on food security and climate change, with his attendance to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Bangkok.
“One of the most important things, the reason I thought I must attend, I have discussed issues with all the leaders of the Asia-Pacific,” Mr. Marcos said in his arrival speech at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City.
PH..“They now know me. They know what the Philippine position is on several issues.”
“We have much to do to play our part in APEC and we will undertake all that so we can contribute to the success of this region. The ultimate aspiration is for the Asia Pacific region to return as a driver of global economy,” the President added.
Mr. Marcos and members of the Philippine delegation arrived in Manila at around 10:39 p.m. Saturday after a four-day trip to Bangkok to attend the APEC Summit and related meetings.