Stronger PH-Russia relations
Stronger PH-Russia relations. Trade Department officials meet with delegates from Russia to discuss trade and investment cooperation as the Philippines looks to strengthen economic relations and increase bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. The meeting also discussed Russia’s pitch for hosting the 2025 World Expo, a global event which aims to educate the public, sharing innovation, promoting progress and fostering cooperation. Shown are (from left) Export Marketing Bureau director Senen Perlada, Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev, Russia World Expo 2025 bid committee director general Svetlana Sagaydak, Trade Undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya, Philippine commercial counsellor in Moscow Kristine Umali, EMB assistant director Agnes Legaspi and Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions officer-in-charge for special project division Eva Mariquina.