President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the Philippine Development Forum: Sulong Pilipinas 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the presentation of the deed of donation of fire equipment to the Bureau of Fire Protection National Capital Region (BFP-NCR) during the Philippine Development Forum: Sulong Pilipinas 2017 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City on August 9, 2017. Receiving the donation from Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry President George Barcelon is BFP-NCR Director Senior Superintendent Wilberto Kwan Tiu. Also in the photo are Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III during the Philippine Development Forum: Sulong Pilipinas 2017 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City on August 9, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Philippine Development Forum: Sulong Pilipinas 2017 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City on August 9, 2017, reiterates that he will make the country a conducive environment for businesses to thrive. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks with former President and incumbent Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo during the Philippine Development Forum: Sulong Pilipinas 2017 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City on August 9, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares the stage with (from left) National Economic and Development Authority Director General Ernesto Pernia, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Former President and incumbent Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III during the Philippine Development Forum: Sulong Pilipinas 2017 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City on August 9, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO