President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Official Visit to Japan Day 1

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands after delivering their joint press statement following the summit meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel V, Forein Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, and the officials of the Philippine Embassy in Japan on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the exchange of business letters of intent (LOIs) between Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez and a Japanese business leader during a ceremony at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the exchange of business letters of intent (LOIs) between businessman Manuel Pangilinan and a Japanese business leader during a ceremony at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe show a gesture of respect to their respective flags as they are accorded with welcome honors during the arrival of the President at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he is accorded with honors upon his arrival at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for a photo prior to a meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes center stage as he prepares to witness the exchange of business agreements between the Philippines and Japanese companies at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. Joining the President are National Economic and Development Authority Director General Ernesto Pernia, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel V, and Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel V, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, and the officials of the Philippine Embassy in Japan on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go upon his arrival at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he delivers a message during a dinner hosted by the Prime Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he delivers a message during a dinner hosted by the Prime Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte proposes a toast for a stronger partnership between Philippines and Japan during a dinner hosted by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. Also in the photo is the President’s partner Honeylet. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte partakes in a toast during a dinner hosted by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. Also in the photo is the President’s partner Honeylet. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Akie Abe, wife of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, prior to the dinner hosted by the Prime Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. Also in the photo is the President’s partner Honeylet. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his partner Honeylet pose for a photo with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie prior to the dinner hosted by the Prime Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is greeted by Japan House of Representatives Member Katsuyuki Kawai who paid a courtesy call on the President at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo on Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reads a document presented by Japan House of Representatives Member Katsuyuki Kawai who paid a courtesy call on the President at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Japan House of Representatives Member Katsuyuki Kawai who paid a courtesy call on the President at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Japan House of Representatives Member Katsuyuki Kawai who paid a courtesy call on the President at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe upon his arrival at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as the Philippine National Anthem is being played as he is accorded with welcome honors upon his arrival at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. Accompanying the President is Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he is accorded with welcome honors upon his arrival at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he is accorded with welcome honors upon his arrival at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect to the honor guards upon his arrival at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. Accompanying the President is Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the Japanese officials introduced by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe upon his arrival at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe witness the signing ceremony between Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Japan Minister of Foreign Affairs Taro Kono following the summit meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe deliver their joint press statement following the summit meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe deliver their joint press statement following the summit meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office on October 30, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation discuss matters with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other Japanese officials during a bilateral meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with Filipinos in Japan prior to his meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with Filipinos in Japan prior to his meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with Filipinos in Japan prior to his meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands as they pose for a photo prior to the start of the bilateral meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands as they pose for a photo prior to the start of the bilateral meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepare for the start of the bilateral meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation discuss matters with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other Japanese officials during a bilateral meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation discuss matters with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other Japanese officials during a bilateral meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation discuss matters with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other Japanese officials during a bilateral meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation discuss matters with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other Japanese officials during a bilateral meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on October 30, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO