MANILA – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday congratulated Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. following his victory in the Philippine presidential election last Monday.
According to the Japan Embassy in Manila, Kishida sent a congratulatory letter to Marcos Jr. and expressed his determination to “further promote cooperation” between Japan and the Philippines as “strategic partners in a wide range of areas toward the realization of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific.”
Marcos Jr. got more than 31 million votes in the 2022 national polls. - Florenda Corpuz
(Photo credit: Bongbong Marcos, Facebook)