President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the Joint National Task Force-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF ELCAC) Region 8 meeting at the Summit Hotel in Tacloban City, Leyte on March 18, 2021.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the Joint National Task Force-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF ELCAC) Region 8 meeting at the Summit Hotel in Tacloban City, Leyte on March 18, 2021. ALFRED FRIAS/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the Joint National Task Force-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF ELCAC) Region 8 meeting at the Summit Hotel in Tacloban City, Leyte on March 18, 2021. ALFRED FRIAS/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the Joint National Task Force-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF ELCAC) Region 8 meeting at the Summit Hotel in Tacloban City, Leyte on March 18, 2021. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the Joint National Task Force-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF ELCAC) Region 8 meeting at the Summit Hotel in Tacloban City, Leyte on March 18, 2021. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with chairman of the Cabinet Officers Responsible for Development and Security (CORDS) Region 8 and Human Settlements and Urban Development Secretary Eduardo del Rosario and Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino during the Joint National Task Force-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF ELCAC) Region 8 meeting held at the Summit Hotel in Tacloban City, Leyte on March 18, 2021. ALFRED FRIAS/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with chairman of the Cabinet Officers Responsible for Development and Security (CORDS) Region 8 and Human Settlements and Urban Development Secretary Eduardo del Rosario and Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino during the Joint National Task Force-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-RTF ELCAC) Region 8 meeting held at the Summit Hotel in Tacloban City, Leyte on March 18, 2021. ALFRED FRIAS/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO