P-Noy off to Singapore on Nov. 18


MANILA, Nov. 17– Another one of those presidential trips, this time it is to Singapore.

President Benigno S. Aquino III will travel to Singapore to serve as keynote speaker at The Economist’s The World in 2015 Gala Dinner tomorrow, November 18. This is the first time that a Philippine president will keynote the Gala Dinner since its inception in 2009.

As the subject of the keynote interview for The World in 2015 Gala Dinner, President Aquino will have the opportunity to share his thoughts on the Philippines’ future trajectory with senior executives from business, government and academia who will be attending the event.

It will also be a chance for Mr. Aquino to generate goodwill and support for sustaining his reform agenda and plans and programs for sustainable economic growth, his vision for the Southeast Asian region and the Mindanao peace process as a core element of the government’s program for inclusive growth.

President Aquino is scheduled to meet Singapore’s government and business leaders in separate events. He will return to the country on November 19.


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