President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Graces the Davao Investment Conference 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017, reiterates his stance against corruption as he reminds government workers anew to serve the public efficiently and avoid corrupt practices. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017, shares that he is happy to have visited the government troops who are fighting the terrorists in Marawi City. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in an interview on the sidelines of Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017, explains the reason why he asked for a five-month extension on the martial rule in Mindanao. He reiterated that he wants to avoid a spillover of extremism in other parts of the island. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017, announces that he will call all stakeholders in the mining industry as he sees a lot of things that are needed to be fixed. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017, announces that he will call all stakeholders in the mining industry as he sees a lot of things that are needed to be fixed. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gestures as he reiterates that his oath of office mandates him to protect and defend the Filipino nation in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte urges the public to report corrupt or inefficient government workers in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with the delegates of the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao abinet and officers of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte urges the public to report corrupt or inefficient government workers in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gestures as he reiterates that his oath of office mandates him to protect and defend the Filipino nation in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO