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The second day of the President’s visit to Manila bears two agenda, bilateral and multilateral. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono conducted a State Visit to the Philippines’ Presidential Palace, the Malacanang, and later attended a special session of the World Economic Forum East Asia.
The State Visit started off with laying wreath at the Rizal Park Monument to pay respect to the hero that sparked the Philippine Revolution in the 19th Century. Following that, the President heads to the Malacanang to have a bilateral meeting with Philippine President, Benigno S. Aquino III. Among the topics discussed during the meeting is the state of bilateral relations between the two countries as well as regional and global issues of common interest.