President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with some members of the cabinet on the sidelines of the Joint National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict and the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police (AFP-PNP) Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on November 18, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Malacañan Palace to preside over the Joint National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict and the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police (AFP-PNP) Command Conference on November 18, 2019. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reads a document from Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on the sidelines of the Joint National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict and the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police (AFP-PNP) Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on November 18, 2019. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with some members of the cabinet on the sidelines of the Joint National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict and the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police (AFP-PNP) Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on November 18, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Education Secretary Leonor Briones during the Joint National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict and the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police (AFP-PNP) Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on November 18, 2019. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO