24 April 2013
President Benigno S. Aquino III was the sixth ASEAN leader to arrive at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) where the ASEAN meeting is being held. He was received by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. The Philippines is one of the four founders and original members of ASEAN together with Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The third and twelfth ASEAN Summits were held in the Philippines in 1987 and 2007, respectively.
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