Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio accompanies father for the first time on foreign trip

Image from Presidential Photographers Division
  • For the first time, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio accompanied her father, President Duterte, on his latest foreign trip
  • President Duterte is set to address fellow world leaders and businessmen at the Boao Forum in Asia
  • The President will have a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has, for the first time, accompanied her father, President Rodrigo Duterte on a foreign trip.

The President, as per GMA News, arrived in Hainan, China with his official entourage including his daughter Sara and her son Stingray.

Photographs from the Palace media accreditation and relations office have shown the Davao City mayor and her son behind the President as they were descending from the tarmac.

President Duterte arrived at the Qionghai Boao Airport at 5:55 p.m to attend the Boao Forum in Asia where he is set to address other leaders like him and business officials.

 The President will also have a bilateral meeting with Chinese leader President Xi Jinping. Issues on extremism, terrorism and cross-border narcotics trade are expected to be tackled in their meeting.

After his visit to China, President Duterte will meet the Filipino community in Hong Kong on April 11, after which he will fly home on April 12.