It seems that President Rodrigo Duterte is enjoying the company of Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha after they on the sidelines of the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit at The Athenee Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand on June 23, 2019.
Duterte who’s known for being strict and serious in many photos has been spotted being joyful while having a photo session with the Thai PM.
Duterte and Chan-o-cha during the bilateral meeting talked on how the Philippines and Thailand could improve their ties.
The President also received a gift from his new friend and it was presented to the Filipino leader after the successful talks between them.
The stamps included in the frame are national stamps commemorating the 70th anniversary of PH-Thai relations which started on June 14, 1949.
Meanwhile, the supporters of the President on social media are glad to see that the chief executive is enjoying the meeting with the Thai PM.
“Happy to see you HAVING BIG LAUGH, MR. PRESIDENT!!!” Ma. Priscilla Aguilar said.
“Nakakaiyak na nakakatuwa, nakakaiyak kasi sa likof ng mga ngiti ni PRRD ay buhat buhat nya ang libo libong problema ng ating bansa kasama ang mga bumabatikos sa kanya at mga di makuntento sa mga nagawa nya. Masaya kasi di nya tayo iniwan. Sana ikaw na lang presidente ng pinas habang buhay Tay!” A-Van Closa remarked
Aside from Chan-o-cha, Duterte also met the leaders of Thai companies and urged them to invest in the Philippines.
He ensured the Thai businessmen that there would be no corruption happening in the Philippines under his term.