DAVAO CITY — A week before the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, President Benigno S. Aquino III conducted an inspection Tuesday of the venues as well as the Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminals which will be used by the delegates when they arrive for the summit.
Among the venues inspected by the President include the Philippine International Convention Center meeting venues, MOA Arena, and NAIA terminals 1, 2, and 3 where APEC delegates will arrive and depart.
The President also inspected the Kalayaan hangar area of the Villamor Air Base, which will be used by some of the leaders.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Presidential Security Group (PSG) conducted a dry run of the APEC special lane in EDSA on Monday simulating the transport of APEC delegates as well as ensuring tight security.
The country will host the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting from November 17 to 20. (davaotoday.com)