President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the 2015-2017 Philippine Quality Award (PQA) and conferment ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 24, 2018.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during 2015-2017 Philippine Quality Award (PQA) conferment ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 24, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the 2015-2017 Philippine Quality Award for Commitment to Quality Management on University of the Philippines National Engineering Center Former Dean Aura Matias during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 24, 2018. Assisting the President is Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the 2015-2017 Philippine Quality Award for Commitment to Quality Management on University of Mindanao President and Chairman of the Board Guillermo Torres Jr. during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 24, 2018. Assisting the President is Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the 2015-2017 Philippine Quality Award for Proficiency in Quality Management on Reed Elsevier Shares Services Philippines Inc. Senior Vice President and Managing Director Rick Dols during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 24, 2018. Assisting the President is Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the 2015-2017 Philippine Quality Award for Proficiency in Quality Management on National Kidney and Transplant Institute Executive Director Dr. Rose Liquete during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 24, 2018. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez on the sidelines of the 2015-2017 Philippine Quality Award conferment ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 24, 2018. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte strikes his signature pose with the 2015-2017 Philippine Quality Award honorees following the awarding ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 24, 2018. Joining the President are Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato de la Peña, and Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO