President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Leads Distribution of CLOAs to ARBs in Quezon

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the guests during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives an instruction to Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President while delivering his speech during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte extends his hand to one of the guests of the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program who showed a gesture of respect upon the President’s arrival at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. Also in the photo are former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the distribution of the certificates of land ownership awards (CLOAs) to the Agrarian Reform beneficiaries (ARBs) during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. Around 639 hectares of land were distributed to 387 ARBs in a bid to provide land for local farmers and boost the country’s agriculture sector. Joining the President are Quezon Governor David Suarez, Land Bank of the Philipines Assistant Vice-President Ramilito Basbacio, Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and Presidential Adviser for Southern Tagalog Dennis Hernandez on the sidelines of the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President and Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones on the sidelines of the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect before the guests of the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. Around 639 hectares of land were distributed to 387 ARBs in a bid to provide land for local farmers and boost the country’s agriculture sector. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President and Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones on the sidelines of the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. Around 639 hectares of land were distributed to 387 ARBs in a bid to provide land for local farmers and boost the country’s agriculture sector. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the distribution of the certificates of land ownership awards (CLOAs) to the Agrarian Reform beneficiaries during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does the thumbs up gesture to the attendees of the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018. Joining the President on stage are Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones, Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and Presidential Adviser for Southern Tagalog Dennis Hernandez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018, notes the country’s need to beef up its agriculture sector citing that it is the missing link in the country’s economy. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018, declares that he is willing to hand down government-owned land that are deemed unused or unproductive to the farmers. The President, however, was quick to add that he needs the cooperation of congress for the reform of government-owned lands. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO