President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Graces 45th Founding Anniversary of NEDA

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte examines the entries of the photo contest during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is given a briefing on the history of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) by NEDA Supervising Economic Development Specialist Edita Dumo during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018. Also in the photo is NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte examines the portraits of the previous chairpersons of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018. Also in the photo is NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) by NEDA Supervising Economic Development Specialist Edita Dumo and NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte examines the portraits of the previous chairpersons of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018. Also in the photo is NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018, expresses his optimism on how NEDA could contribute to the development of the country to an upper middle class status for the coming years. Also in the photo are Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque and NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018, reiterates his stance on eliminating corruption in government. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018, expresses his optimism on how NEDA could contribute to the development of the country to an upper middle class status for the coming years. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes centerstage during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018. Also in the photo are NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia and Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes centerstage during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018. Also in the photo are Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque and Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade. YANCY LIM/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the 45th Founding Anniversary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City on February 6, 2018. Also in the photo are Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque and Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade. YANCY LIM/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO