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PBBM 1st SONA an opportunity to highlight admin’s foreign policy – Solon

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday, July 22, meets with the Ambassadors-designate of the US and Thailand, MaryKay Loss Carlson and Tull Traisorat, when they presented their credentials in Malacañang. (Facebook post)

QUEZON CITY, (PIA) — House Ways and Means Chairperson Joey Salceda today said President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) is an opportunity. to highlight the foreign policy of his administration.

According to Salceda, due to the external economic threat being experienced by the country, highlighting the Philippines’ domestic and foreign policy is very important.

Members of the diplomatic corps were among the guests in this afternoon’s  SONA to be held at the Batasang Pambansa Compound in Quezon City.

The solon said the administration’s priority is to find cheap food, oil, and fertilizer, among others, to effectively meet the needs of the country.

He said that although the country has traditional ally countries, it is also an opportunity to establish strong diplomatic ties with other countries such as Russia, India, and all Arab nations. (PIA-NCR)

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