PHOTOS: Marcos' state visits to Indonesia and Singapore

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President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. made two state visits to Indonesia and Singapore from September 4-7, 2022. (Photos: AP, Reuters)
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. made two state visits to Indonesia and Singapore from September 4-7, 2022. (Photos: AP, Reuters)

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Wednesday (September 7) wrapped up his first overseas trip as leader of the Philippines.

He made two state visits to Indonesia and Singapore, where he met with the local Filipino communities before meeting the leaders of both countries.

Marcos declared the trip a success, saying that he and his team secured investment pledges of US$14 billion for the Philippines, which would go towards infrastructure, renewable energy, data centres, e-commerce, broadband technology, government housing and agriculture.

The president visited Indonesia from September 4 to 6, and Singapore on September 6 and 7.

Read more about President Marcos' state visits:

Here's the president's trip in photos:

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. met the Filipino community in Jakarta on September 4, 2022 during his state visit to Indonesia. (Photos: @leomileen/Instagram)
Marcos met the Filipino community in Jakarta on September 4, 2022 during his state visit to Indonesia. (Photo: @leomileen/Instagram)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. met the Filipino community in Jakarta on September 4, 2022 during his state visit to Indonesia. (Photo: Sandro Marcos/Instagram)
Marcos met the Filipino community in Jakarta on September 4, 2022 during his state visit to Indonesia. (Screengrab: Sandro Marcos/Instagram)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., right, escorted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, left, inspects an honor guard upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. (Adi Weda/ Pool Photo via AP)
Marcos, escorted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, inspects an honor guard upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. (Adi Weda/ Pool Photo via AP)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., left, escorted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspects an honor guard upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. (Adek Berry/ Pool Photo via AP)
Marcos, escorted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspects an honor guard upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. (Adek Berry/ Pool Photo via AP)
Indonesian presidential honour guards stand in formation for the welcoming ceremony of visiting Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java on September 5, 2022. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ADEK BERRY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Indonesian presidential honour guards stand in formation for the welcoming ceremony of visiting President Marcos at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java on September 5, 2022. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / POOL / AFP)
Visiting Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (L) and Indonesias President Joko Widodo (2nd L) review honour guards at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java on September 5, 2022. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ADEK BERRY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
President Marcos and President Widodo review honour guards at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java on September 5, 2022. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / POOL / AFP)
Visiting Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (front C) and First Lady Louise Araneta Marcos (L) attend a welcome ceremony with Indonesias President Joko Widodo (R) and First Lady Iriana Widodo (2nd R, obscured) at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java on September 5, 2022. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ADEK BERRY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
President Marcos and First Lady Louise Araneta Marcos attend a welcome ceremony with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and First Lady Iriana Widodo at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java on September 5, 2022. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / POOL / AFP)
Indonesian President Joko Widodo walks with Philippine President Ferdinand
Widodo walks with Marcos during their meeting at Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, September 5, 2022. (Photo: Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan via Reuters)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., left, talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. is in Indonesia for his three-day state visit. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Marcos talks with Widodo during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. second left, and his wife Madame Louise Araneta Marcos, left, share a light moment Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022.(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Marcos and his wife Liza with Widodo and his wife Iriana during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. center left, and his wife Madame Louise Araneta Marcos, left, share a light moment Indonesian President Joko Widodo, center right, and his wife Iriana during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022.(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Marcos and his wife Liza with Widodo and his wife Iriana during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. second right, and his wife Madame Louise Araneta Marcos, right walk with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana, left, after a tree-planting ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022.(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Marcos, Liza, Widodo and Iriana after a tree-planting ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Sept, 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Philippine President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. accompanied by his wife, First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos, with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and wife, Joy Balakrishnan attend an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore September 7, 2022. Roslan Rahman/Pool via REUTERS
Marcos and Liza, with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and his wife, Joy Balakrishnan, at an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore September 7, 2022. (Photo: Roslan Rahman/Pool via REUTERS)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. made a state visit to Singapore on September 6, 2022. He spoke to about 1,500 Filipinos at the Ho Bee Auditorium of the National University of Singapore. Pictured with him are his wife Liza Araneta-Marcos and son Sandro Marcos. (Screen grab from RTVM video)
Marcos, Liza and his son Sandro Marcos met about 1,500 Filipinos during a state visit to Singapore on September 6, 2022. (Screen grab from RTVM video)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and his wife First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos were hosted to breakfast by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching during Marcos' state visit to Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo: Singapore's Ministry of Communications and Information)
Marcos and Liza were hosted to breakfast by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching during Marcos' state visit to Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo: Singapore's Ministry of Communications and Information)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. met Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his state visit to Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo: Singapore's Ministry of Communications and Information)
Marcos had a talk with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his state visit to Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo: Singapore's Ministry of Communications and Information)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. met Singapore's President Halimah Yacob during his state visit to Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo: Singapore's Ministry of Communications and Information)
Marcos met Singapore's President Halimah Yacob during his state visit to Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo: Singapore's Ministry of Communications and Information)
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. met Singapore's President Halimah Yacob during his state visit to Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo: Singapore's Ministry of Communications and Information)
Marcos spoke with Singapore's President Halimah Yacob during his state visit to Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo: Singapore's Ministry of Communications and Information)
Philippine President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. (2nd R) accompanied by his wife First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos (R) with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan (2nd L) and his wife Joy Balakrishnan (L) attend an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Marcos and Liza with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and his wife Joy Balakrishnan at an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP)
Philippine President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. and his wife, First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos attend an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore September 7, 2022.  Roslan Rahman/Pool via REUTERS
Marcos and Liza at an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore September 7, 2022. (Photo: Roslan Rahman/Pool via REUTERS)
Philippine President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. admires an orchid named after him and First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos, the Dendrobium Ferdinand Louise Marcos, during an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Marcos admires an orchid named after him and Liza, the "Dendrobium Ferdinand Louise Marcos", during an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP)
Philippine President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. (2nd R) looks at orchid named after him and First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos, the Dendrobium Ferdinand Louise Marcos, during an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Marcos admires an orchid named after him and Liza, the "Dendrobium Ferdinand Louise Marcos", during an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP)
Philippine President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. (2nd R) accompanied by his wife First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos (R) with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan (2nd L) and his wife Joy Balakrishnan (L) attend an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Marcos at an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP)
Philippine President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. (R) with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan (L) attend an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Marcos and Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan at an orchid naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / POOL / AFP)

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