MANILA, August 2, 2017 — Delegates of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 50th Foreign Ministers Meeting will start arriving in Manila today (Wednesday), the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said.
The Philippines will host the meeting on August 2 to 8.
On Wednesday, H.E. Vasantha Senanayake from Sri Lanka and Anifah Aman from Malaysia are expected to arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1.
Delegates from Cambodia, H.E. Prak Sokhonn; Laos, H.E. Saleumxay Kommasith; Shanghai Cooperation Organization, H.E. Rahid Alimov; Brunei Darussalam, H.E. Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng; Indonesia, H.E. Retno Marsudi; Singapore, H.E. Vivian Balakrishnan; and from Turkey, H.E. Mevlut Cavusoglu, will arrive on Thursday.
H.E. Kyaw Tin from Myanmar, H.E. Don Pramudwinai from Thailand, H.E. Pham Binh Minh from Vietnam, H.E. Johannes Matyassy from Switzerland and H.E. Hernani Coelho from Timor Leste are scheduled to arrive Manila on Friday.
MIAA said H.E. Kang Kyung Hwa from Republic of Korea, H.E. Julie Bishop from Australia, H.E. Wang Yi from China, H.E. Gerry Brownlee from New Zealand, and H.E. Rex Tillerson from the US will arrive on Saturday.
Seven delegates will arrive on Sunday. They are H.E. Ri Yong-Ho from Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, H.E. Federica Mogherini from European Union, State Secretary Davaasuren Damdinsuren from Mongolia, H.E. Vuay Kumar Singh from India, H.E. Abdul Hassan Mahmood Ali from Bangladesh, H.E. Fumio Kishida from Japan and Sergev Lavrov from Russia.
On Monday, H.E. Tone Skogen from Norway will arrive, MIAA said. (Ma. Cristina C. Arayata/PNA)