News Marcos likely to visit Riyadh as countries celebrate emerald anniversary of ties

Manila: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is likely to visit Saudi Arabia as the two countries celebrate the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations this year, Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo told Arab News. 

Labor relations have been a main pillar of Saudi-Philippine ties, as the Kingdom is a major destination for overseas Filipino workers with more than 450,000 Filipinos working in the Kingdom between April and September 2022, latest government data showed. 

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