Marcos to meet Biden – Palace
Marcos, who arrived in New York City on Sunday, will hold a bilateral meeting with Biden, who will host a reception on September 21 (September 22 in Manila) for all heads of state attending the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
In July, Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Manuel Romualdez said Biden invited Marcos to come to the US through a handwritten letter brought by US second gentleman Douglas Emhoff, who was his personal emissary to the Filipino leader’s Aside from Biden, Marcos is also expected to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in New York City on Wednesday.
During his meeting with the Filipino community in New Jersey on Sunday, the President expressed hope his trip to the US will be a fruitful one as he plans to meet with Biden, and other world leaders, underscoring the strong ties between the two countries.
The President said his trip will also include meetings with business leaders who can potentially invest in the Philippines, especially as the country slowly recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic.