President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Leads the Commissioning of BRP Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy and Launching of DA’s Rice-Corn Blend Program

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sings the Philippine National Anthem during the commissioning of the Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas (BRP) Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy and the launching of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Rice-Corn Blend Program at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on December 21, 2017. Joining the President are Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go, and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. RUJI ABAT/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect after delivering his speech during the commissioning of the BRP Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy and the launching of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Rice-Corn Blend Program at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on December 21, 2017. Also in the photo is Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol. RUJI ABAT/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas (BRP) Lapu-Lapu and the BRP Francisco Dagohoy are commissioned during a ceremony led by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on December 21, 2017. The two new ships are additions to the floating assets of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) which will be deployed to curb illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the commissioning of the BRP Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy and the launching of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Rice-Corn Blend Program at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on December 21, 2017, explains that the rice-corn blend will greatly contribute in reducing hunger and poverty as well as create a healthier citizenry. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the commissioning of the BRP Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy and the launching of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Rice-Corn Blend Program at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on December 21, 2017, explains that the rice-corn blend will greatly contribute in reducing hunger and poverty as well as create a healthier citizenry. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sings the Philippine National Anthem during the commissioning of the BRP Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy and the launching of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Rice-Corn Blend Program at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on December 21, 2017. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the commissioning of the BRP Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy and the launching of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Rice-Corn Blend Program at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on December 21, 2017, declares that the addition of the two vessels will strengthen the government’s programs against illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing. Also in the photo are Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Director Eduardo Gongona, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, and Presidential Adviser for Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero. KIWI BULACLAC/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sings the Philippine National Anthem during the commissioning of the BRP Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy and the launching of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Rice-Corn Blend Program at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on December 21, 2017. Joining the President are Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Director Eduardo Gongona, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, and Presidential Adviser for Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero. KIWI BULACLAC/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO.