President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Graces Inauguration of Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 and Groundbreaking for the Construction of Christine Villas

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by Tarlac Heritage Foundation, Inc. Co-founder Dr. Isabel Suntay upon the President’s arrival at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City for the inauguration of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 on February 28, 2018. Also in the photo is Philippine Army Commander Lieutenant General Rolando Bautista. The housing project is part of the government and non-government organizations’ efforts to rehabilitate Marawi City after the city was devastated following the attack of terrorists from the Maute Group. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is given a briefing on the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 by National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. during the inauguration at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. on the sidelines of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 inauguration at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte applauds while witnessing the program proper during the inauguration of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. Also in the photo are Presidential Adviser on OFWs and Muslim Concerns Abdullah Mamao, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Tarlac Heritage Foundation, Inc. Co-founder Dr. Isabel Suntay. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Christine Villas at Brgy. Maria Cristina in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte on February 28, 2018, expresses his gratitude and salutations to the soldiers who have risked their lives to maintain peace in the country. Also in the photo are National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chair Eduardo del Rosario. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte breaks protocol just so he could interact with the residents of Brgy. Maria Cristina in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte on the sidelines of his attendance to the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Christine Villas on February 28, 2018. Also in the photo are Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gets a hug from a resident of Brgy. Maria Cristina in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte after receiving a mobile phone from the President. The President interacted with the locals on the sidelines of his attendance to the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Christine Villas on February 28, 2018. Also in the photo are Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the inauguration of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018, expresses his admiration for the soldiers, who after liberating Marawi City from the terrorists, are now focused on rebuilding the war-torn city. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he take center stage during the inauguration of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte flashes his signature pose with the officials from government and non-government organizations who took part in the inauguration of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte flashes his signature pose with the local government officials who took part in the inauguration of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the unveiling of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 Housing Marker at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. Joining the President are Philippine Army Commander Lieutenant General Rolando Bautista, Tarlac Heritage Foundation, Inc. Co-founder Dr. Isabel Suntay and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the unveiling of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 Housing Marker at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. Joining the President are Philippine Army Commander Lieutenant General Rolando Bautista and Tarlac Heritage Foundation, Inc. Co-founder Dr. Isabel Suntay. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the inauguration of the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018, expresses his admiration for the soldiers, who after liberating Marawi City from the terrorists, are now focused on rebuilding the war-torn city. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Christine Villas at Brgy. Maria Cristina in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte on February 28, 2018, expresses his gratitude and salutations to the soldiers who have risked their lives to maintain peace in the country. Also in the photo are National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chair Eduardo del Rosario. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Christine Villas at Brgy. Maria Cristina in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte on February 28, 2018, reiterates his stance on shifting to a federal form of government citing that this will allow the different regions of the country to prosper. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte lowers the time capsule as he leads the grounbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Christine Villas at Brgy. Maria Cristina in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte on February 28, 2018. Assisting the President are National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gets a hug from a resident of Brgy. Maria Cristina in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte after receiving a mobile phone from the President. The President interacted with the locals on the sidelines of his attendance to the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Christine Villas on February 28, 2018. Also in the photo are Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is given a briefing on the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 by National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. during the inauguration at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is given a briefing on the Bahay Pag-Asa Phase 2 by National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. during the inauguration at Brgy. Mipaga in Marawi City on February 28, 2018. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO