TOKYO, Japan — Japan has vowed to continue supporting the Duterte administration's infrastructure and peace and development efforts and to further strengthen its ties with the Philippines.
Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said Japan is proud to be the largest partner of 'Build, Build, Build, the Philippines' P8 trillion multi-year infrastructure program.
"We will continue to strongly support the sustainable economic development of the Philippines through assistance in quality infrastructure," Abe said after his meeting with Duterte here last Friday.
Japan has vowed to provide $9 billion to enhance the Philippines' infrastructure network and to support other key projects.
The East Asian country has also committed about 25 billion yen for the development of Mindanao's road network, vocational training facilities and equipment.
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