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Watch: Jacinda Ardern and Donald Trump model traditional delegates shirts made of pineapple husks at ASEAN Summit

Jacinda Ardern has rubbed shoulders with several world leaders at the ASEAN Summit gala dinner while wearing their traditional delegates shirt for the first time. 

The Prime Minister is in the Philippines for the summit where she is expected to meet with several world leaders. Source: 1 NEWS

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte greeted Ms Ardern and other leaders one by one as they arrived at a convention centre in Manila for the glitzy event. 

As the tradition goes, each delegate receives a unique shirt at these types of events, and this time it’s a crème-coloured garment made from the husks of pineapples. Source: 1 NEWS

Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau and Malcolm Turnbull are among the leaders that posed for a group photo in their traditional shirts made from the husks of pineapples before everyone filed into dinner. 

The Prime Minister looked relaxed and happy as she was welcomed in Manila. Source: 1 NEWS

The summit focuses on matters of regional security, and the death penalty is also likely to be an issue, with Ms Ardern previously voicing objection to the Philippines' enforcement of the policy.

Ms Ardern has just wrapped up new negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at the summit, where she and Trade Minister David Parker said a new, "better" deal has been agreed in principal for New Zealand.

She is also expected to continue pressuring the Australian government to accept New Zealand's offer of taking in Manus Island refugees, or finding some kind of solution to the problem.

New Zealand has offered to take 150 refugees following the closure of the Australian Government-run detention centre on the island last month, but the proposal was rejected.

For more on this story, watch 1 NEWS at 6pm. Source: 1 NEWS