President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives President Maithripala Sirisena of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in an official welcome ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena review the colors as the latter was accorded military honors upon his arrival at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena review the colors as the latter was accorded military honors upon his arrival at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte walks beside Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena during a welcome ceremony held at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019 as part of his State Visit to the Philippines. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte walks beside Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena during a welcome ceremony held at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019 as part of his State Visit to the Philippines. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte walks beside Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena during a welcome ceremony held at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019 as part of his State Visit to the Philippines. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte walks beside Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena during a welcome ceremony held at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019 as part of his State Visit to the Philippines. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena wave to some elementary school school students as they waved the flags of Sri Lanka and the Philippines during the welcome ceremony for the Sri Lankan President at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena wave to some elementary school school students as they waved the flags of Sri Lanka and the Philippines during the welcome ceremony for the Sri Lankan President at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena wave to some elementary school school students as they waved the flags of Sri Lanka and the Philippines during the welcome ceremony for the Sri Lankan President at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena wave to some elementary school school students as they waved the flags of Sri Lanka and the Philippines during the welcome ceremony for the Sri Lankan President at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena pause to admire a group of cultural performers during the welcome ceremony for the Sri Lankan President at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena pause to admire a group of cultural performers during the welcome ceremony for the Sri Lankan President at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presents a portrait painting of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena as a token during the latter's visit to the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019 as part of his State Visit to the Philippines. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presents a portrait painting of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena as a token during the latter’s visit to the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019 as part of his State Visit to the Philippines. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte accompanies Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena as the latter signs the official Palace guest book upon his arrival at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte accompanies Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena as the latter signs the official Palace guest book upon his arrival at the Malacañan Palace on January 16, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO