Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is the primary Southeast Asian chief to reach in Manila for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit this week.

Bolkiah, who pilots his personal airplane, arrived in Manila on Wednesday (April 26) night time for a state go to and obtained a royal welcome from Philippine authorities. The Sultan will maintain talks with President Duterte in Malacanang on Thursday (April 27) earlier than becoming a member of different leaders for the regional summit this weekend.