Bongbong Marcos leaves for Saudi Arabia

Bongbong Marcos leaves for Saudi Arabia

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 07:38 AM October 19, 2023

Bongbong Marcos leaves for Saudi Arabia

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. departs from Villamor Air base and is headed to Saudi Arabia for the Asean-GCC Summit in Thursday, October 19, 2023. | PHOTO: RTV Malacañang

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. left for Saudi Arabia on Thursday morning.

The President is set to attend the first ever Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit (Asean-GCC).


The trip will be short, with Marcos expected to return by Friday.


During the Asean-GCC, Marcos will meet with the Filipino community in Saudi Arabia, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

The DFA also said that the President will meet with business leaders. Bilateral meetings with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are also possible.

READ: Bongbong Marcos says Asean should be prepared to help migrant workers

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