President Rodrigo Roa Duterte met with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Malaysia on July 16, 2018

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad show each other gestures of respect before discussing matters on both countries’ mutual interests during a meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Perdana Putra, Putrajaya on July 16, 2018. Also in the photo are Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon ,Jr., and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad hold a meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Perdana Putra, Putrajaya on July 16, 2018. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad upon his arrival at the Perdana Putra in Putrajaya for a meeting on July 16, 2018. Also joining the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad upon his arrival at the Perdana Putra in Putrajaya for a meeting on July 16, 2018. Also joining the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives a token to Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad following their meeting at the Perdana Putra in Putrajaya on July 16, 2018. Also joining the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. The token is painted by self-taught painter Maestro Ronilo Abayan. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives a token to Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad following their meeting at the Perdana Putra in Putrajaya on July 16, 2018. Also joining the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. The token is painted by self-taught painter Maestro Ronilo Abayan. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
The Perdana Putra, which is located in Putrajaya, is the seat of power of the Malaysian federal government’s executive as it houses the office complex of the Malaysian Prime Minister. It was where President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad held a meeting to discuss matters on cooperation between the two countries in various fields. KING RODGRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad take time to appreciate the view from the Prime Minister’s Office before discussing matters on both countries’ mutual interests during a meeting in Perdana Putra, Putrajaya on July 16, 2018. Also in the photo are National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Malaysia Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad take time to appreciate the view from the Prime Minister’s Office before discussing matters on both countries’ mutual interests during a meeting in Perdana Putra, Putrajaya on July 16, 2018. Also in the photo are National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accorded foyer honors as he is accompanied by Malaysian officials at the Bunga Raya Airport before boarding a plane back to the Philippines following his fruitful working visit in Malaysia on July 16, 2018. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO