CALOOCAN CITY, (PIA) -- Aside from addressing the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. will also deliver key messages in several economic briefings during his working visit to New York in order to expand and strengthen the Philippine-US trade and investment relations and attract potential US investors and partners.
“I will also participate in business activities to forge more partnerships to advance our national economic and sustainable development in general,” the President said in his message before leaving Sunday morning, September 18.
“I will be joined in these meetings by key private sector representatives who have been and will continue to be our partners in this endeavor. More vibrant PPPs (Public-Private Partnerships) will allow us to achieve the better normal hat we all aspire for,” he added.
The President said he will also take time to meet with the Filipino community there, some will be coming from Canada.
“And of course, I will be visiting with the Filipino community there. I am told our kababayans as far as from Canada will participate in this gathering,” he said.
“It will be my chance to thank (them) for their support, affirm their important role in the continuing work of nation-building and strengthen our cooperation on matters that redound to the benefit of Filipinos here at home and abroad,” he added.
The President is expected to deliver the national statement on Sept. 20 to articulate the country’s expectations of the United Nations, the role the country will play and its contributions to strengthening the international system.
He said he will share the Philippines’ vision in people-centered development, highlighting his administration’s goal for economic recovery, food security, and agricultural productivity.
He also intends to affirm the country’s commitment to the ideals of the UN, citing its contributions to peaceful settlement of disputes and of international law. (PIA-NCR)