President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Graces the 65th LCP General Assembly

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio share a light moment during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Mayors who joined the 65thLeague of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Mayors who joined the 65thLeague of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Mayors who joined the 65thLeague of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Mayors who joined the 65thLeague of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Mayors who joined the 65thLeague of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. Joining the President on stage are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy, and Taguig City Mayor Maria Laarni Cayetano. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017, reiterates his order to the government officials to hasten the processing of licenses and permits. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his keynote speech during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio listens to his father President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as he delivers his keynote speech during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017, reads a briefer on the effects of various illegal drugs as he explains how some illegal drug suspects tend to turn violent especially when accosted by law enforcers. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017, gestures as he reiterates his vow to protect and preserve the Filipinos. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte extends his hand to his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte- Carpio who showed a gesture of respect before leaving the Shangri-La at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City following the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly on November 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with the Mayors who joined the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with one of the Mayors who joined the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with one of the Mayors who joined the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO