President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Holds 18th Cabinet Meeting and Meets with MILF Officers, DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, MECO Board of Directors Chairman Angelito Banayo

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and MILF peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, BTC Commissioner Abdulraof Macacua and BTC Executive Director Esmael Pasigan. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and MILF peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, BTC Commissioner Abdulraof Macacua and BTC Executive Director Esmael Pasigan. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Board of Directors Angelito Banayo and Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Chief Operating Officer Pocholo Paragas in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Board of Directors Angelito Banayo and Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Chief Operating Officer Pocholo Paragas in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. prior to the start of the 18th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. prior to the start of the 18th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 18th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 18th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Moro Islamic Liberation Front peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and Moro Islamic Liberation Front peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Ghazali Jaafar during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Ghazali Jaafar during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Moro Islamic Liberation Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also in the photo is Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Ghazali Jaafar. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Moro Islamic Liberation Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also in the photo is Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Ghazali Jaafar. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and  MILF peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, BTC Commissioner Abdulraof Macacua and BTC Executive Director Esmael Pasigan. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and MILF peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, BTC Commissioner Abdulraof Macacua and BTC Executive Director Esmael Pasigan. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and  MILF peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, BTC Commissioner Abdulraof Macacua and BTC Executive Director Esmael Pasigan. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and MILF peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, BTC Commissioner Abdulraof Macacua and BTC Executive Director Esmael Pasigan. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Board of Directors Angelito Banayo and Tourism Infrastructure And Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Chief Operating Officer Pocholo Paragas in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Board of Directors Angelito Banayo and Tourism Infrastructure And Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Chief Operating Officer Pocholo Paragas in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and MILF peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, BTC Commissioner Abdulraof Macacua and BTC Executive Director Esmael Pasigan. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a meeting in Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2017. Also joining Murad are Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar, and MILF peace implementing panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, BTC Commissioner Abdulraof Macacua and BTC Executive Director Esmael Pasigan. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Interior and Local Government Acting Secretary Catalino Cuy. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO