ISLAMABAD : Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani yesterday proceeded to Manila, Philippines on a 3-day tour.

The Chairman Senate has been invited by the Forum of Federations to address an International Conference on Federalism. He will be addressing two separate sessions, the first being, “From Decentralisation to Federalism: The Next Stage of Philippine’s Democracy”. The other session is on the topic, “Financing the Federation”.

During the visit, the Chairman Senate will also meet with Senator Aquilino Koko Pimentel III, Senate President of the Philippines.