MANILA, Nov. 17 (PNA) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak arrived in Manila on Tuesday to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Summit.
Najib arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 at around 2 p.m.
He was welcomed by Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was the first APEC leader to arrive NAIA Terminal 2 past noon Tuesday.
Aside from Turnbull, and Najib, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah are also expected to land at Terminal 2 on Tuesday.
Philippines’ hosting of APEC 2015 aims to promote and advance inclusive growth in domestic, regional, and macro levels in the Asia-Pacific region.
The 21 APEC member-economies are the United States, Japan, China, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Singapore, Hong Kong-China, Chinese Taipei, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. Azer N. Parrocha /PNA