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Warmly received! Israel rolls out red carpet for President Duterte, Inday Sara

President Rodrigo Duterte, Presidential daughter Mayor Inday Sara Duterte and other members of the government were warmly welcomed by the Israeli officials in their arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv around 1:32 a.m PST.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio disembark from the plane upon their arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel on September 2, 2018.

Duterte is in Israel for a four-day historic visit, he’s the first Filipino President to visit the Holy Land.



President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio are given a warm welcome by officials from the State of Israel upon their arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel on September 2, 2018.

The President headed straight to the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem to meet around 1,400 Overseas Filipino Workers.


Nathaniel Imperial, Ambassador of the Philippines to the State of Israel, said the visit “is extremely important”.

“We consider this visit extremely important. We consider it a historic visit and we hope to transform this historic relationship and this enduring friendship into a more vibrant and stronger partnership,” Imperial said.

READ: Israeli media: Duterte itinerary includes a secret 'advanced weapon and equipment' trip 

Duterte is also expected to witness the signing of defense, science, investment, trade and labor deals between Philippines and Israel.

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