Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea during the Fukuda Doctrine Commemoration at the Manila Hotel on October 1, 2018.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea receives a warm welcome from Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda upon his arrival at the Manila Hotel for the Fukuda Doctrine Commemoration on October 1, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea delivers his speech during the Fukuda Doctrine Commemoration at the Manila Hotel on October 1, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Former Prime Minister of Japan Yasuo Fukuda exchange pleasantries during the Fukuda Doctrine Commemoration at the Manila Hotel on October 1, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Former Prime Minister of Japan Yasuo Fukuda lead the unveiling of the commemorative marker during the Fukuda Doctrine Commemoration at the Manila Hotel on October 1, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea takes time to appreciate the Order of Sikatuna Rank of Raja which was posthumously awarded to the late former Japanese Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda, author of the Fukuda Doctrine. The Fukuda Doctrine Commemoration was held at the Manila Hotel on October 1, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO