President Aquino is now in the US and will meet with President Barack Obama on Thursday.
Aquino is also expected to meet with other American leaders as well as the Filipino American community.
Jose Cuisia, Philippine Ambassador to the US, said Aquino's visit will strengthen the bilateral relationship between the two countries.
"It will certainly strengthen the bilateral relationship of the Philippines and the United States because there's no better way to strengthen relationship than by a person-to-person meeting between the two leaders," he said. Mornings@ANC, June 7, 2012