The Philippines and China are expected to sign at least five agreements: loan and guarantee accords, economic and technical cooperation, support for the feasibility studies on the Philippines’s infrastructure projects, and promoting cooperation on key “Build, Build, Build projects” in Mindanao.

The bilateral documents inked after the meeting held at the Marco Polo Hotel on Monday were: The Exchange of Letters for the Feasibility Study of the Davao River Bridge (Bucana) Project, signed by Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago Sta. Romana; RMB50-million grant for the Supply of Law Enforcement-Related Materials/ Equipment to the Philippines, signed also by Sta. Romana; and $1-million grant assistance for the victims of Typhoon Vinta in 2017, signed by Defense Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad.

The three documents were signed by Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on behalf of China.#