Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived on the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 to attend the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit in Manila.

The Malaysian authorities aircraft carrying the 63-year-old state chief arrived at 5:25 p.m.

He is accompanied by his spouse Rosmah Mansor.

Najib was welcomed by Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza and his daughter Jeliza Farrah Dureza-Uy, Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia Charles Jose and Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) normal supervisor Ed Monreal.

Najib was one of many Asean leaders who arrived early within the Philippines for the four-day summit.

On Wednesday night, Brunei Darussalam’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah arrived at Naia Terminal three.

Najib, together with state leaders from the 10-member Asean, will attend the summit President Rodrigo Duterte will chair on Saturday.

Najib may even chair the 10th Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle Summit and attend the 12th Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asian Growth Area Summit, which Duterte may even  chair.

The Malaysian chief can be anticipated to present keynote deal with on the Prosperity for All Summit organized by the Asean Business Advisory Council together with Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Last November, Najib met with President Duterte when the latter went to Malaysia for a state go to.

There, they mentioned points akin to safety within the Malacca Straits amid the Abu Sayyaf kidnapping and piracy actions.

When Najib hosted the 27th Asean Summit in Kuala Lumpur, he expressed optimism that the Bangsamoro peace course of shall be accomplished earlier than President Aquino steps down from workplace in June 2016.

The Duterte administration, in the meantime, expressed its full dedication to all peace talks, together with the federal government’s negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front which is roofed by the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro the Aquino administration initiated.

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