Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Philippines ~ Japan 1974


State Visit to the Philippines 
by Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka of Japan
hosted by President Ferdinand Marcos & First Lady Imelda Marcos
January 7-9,1974

Arrival Manila Airport

Arrival Manila Airport

Arrival Manila Airport

Arrival Manila Airport

Prime Min.Tanaka shakes hand with Foreign Sec.Carlos Romulo

Prime Min.Tanaka waves to well wishers at the airport

Pres.Marcos & Prime Min.Tanaka walk past the honor guards
Malacañang Palace

Signing the guestbook, Malacañang Palace

Prime Min.Tanaka laid a wreath at the monument of Dr.Jose Rizal


Meeting between Prime Min.Tanaka & Pres.Marcos



Prime Min.Tanaka with daughter Makiko
State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

Pres.Marcos conferring the Order of Sikatuna, Rank of Raja
to Prime Min.Tanaka

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

Pres.Marcos, Prime Min.Tanaka, his daughter Makiko
& Mrs.Marcos welcomes guest at the State Dinner
Malacañang Palace

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

State Dinner,Malacañang Palace

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

Pres.Marcos & Prime Min.Tanaka reviewing the honor guards
during the departure ceremony at the airport

Pres.Marcos bids farewell to Prime Min.Tanaka

His Excellency Kakuei Tanaka
Prime Minister of Japan
1972 to 1974



Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Philippines ~ Gabon 1976


State Visit to the Philippines
by President El Hadj Omar Bongo of the Republic of Gabon
& his wife First Lady Marie Josephine Bongo
hosted by President Ferdinand Marcos & First Lady Imelda Marcos
July 8-11, 1976

Pres.Bongo was welcomed by Pres.Marcos at the Manila Intl. Airport

Mrs.Marcos greets Pres.Bongo upon his arrival in Manila

Welcome Ceremony at the airport

Pres.& Mrs.Bongo's arrival in Manila

Pres.Bongo is greeted by high ranking govt.& military officials

Arrival in Manila

Motorcade to Malacañang Palace

First Lady Marie Josephine Bongo signing the Malacañang guest book

Bilateral meeting between Pres.Bongo & Pres.Marcos
 Malacañang Palace

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace, from Left
                   Pres Omar Bongo, wearing the Order of Sikatuna (Philippines)
                   Pres Ferdinand Marcos wearing the Order of Equatorial Star (Gabon)
                   First Lady Josephine Bongo, wearing the Order of Gabriela Silang (Philippines)
                   First Lady Imelda Marcos, wearing the National Order of Merit (Gabon)

Pres.Marcos & Pres.Bongo at the State Dinner
 Malacañang Palace

Order of Equatorial Star
conferred to Pres.Ferdinand Marcos by Pres.Bongo

National Order of Merit
conferred to Mrs Imelda Marcos by Pres.Bongo

Exchange of souvenir gifts

Pres.Marcos & Pres.Bongo signing a joint communique
Malacañang Palace

Pres.Marcos & Pres.Bongo signing a joint communique
Malacañang Palace

Pres.Bongo & Pres.Marcos signing the
Philippine-Gabon accord

Pres.Bongo & Pres.Marcos shakes hand after sigining
the Philippine-Gabon accord

Mrs.Marcos, Mrs.Bongo, Pres.Bongo & Pres.Marcos
watch a performance on board the presidential yacht
enroute to Corregidor Island

Pres.Bongo viewing an exhibit at Nayong Pilipino


Pres.& Mrs.Bongo's departure in Manila

Pres.Marcos & Pres.Marcos embraces each other
during the departure ceremony
Manila Airport

Pres.Marcos & Pres.Marcos embraces each other
during the departure ceremony
Manila Airport




His Excellency El Hadj Omar Bongo
President of the Republic of Gabon
1967 to 2009