President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the wreath-laying ceremony during the 123rd Philippine Independence Day celebration themed “Kalayaan 2021: Diwa ng Kalayaan sa Pagkakaisa at Paghilom ng Bayan” at the Bulacan Capitol Grounds in Malolos City, Bulacan on June 12, 2021

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the wreath-laying ceremony during the 123rd Philippine Independence Day celebration themed “Kalayaan 2021: Diwa ng Kalayaan sa Pagkakaisa at Paghilom ng Bayan” at the Bulacan Capitol Grounds in Malolos City, Bulacan on June 12, 2021. ROBINSON NIÑAL/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte walks with the wreath-bearers as he proceeds to the monument of General Gregorio Del Pilar to lead the 123rd Philippine Independence Day celebration themed “Kalayaan 2021: Diwa ng Kalayaan sa Pagkakaisa at Paghilom ng Bayan” at the Bulacan Capitol Grounds in Malolos City, Bulacan on June 12, 2021. The President is joined by National Historical Commission of the Philippines chairperson Rene Escalante and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Cirilito Sobejana. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Durterte gestures as he is welcomed upon his arrival at the Bulacan Capitol Grounds in Malolos City, Bulacan to lead the wreath-laying ceremony during the 123rd Philippine Independence Day celebration themed “Kalayaan 2021: Diwa ng Kalayaan sa Pagkakaisa at Paghilom ng Bayan” on June 12, 2021. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers posthumously the Order of Lapu-Lapu with the rank of Magalong to Marcelo Del Pilar and Gen. Gregorio Del Pilar during the 123rd Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Bulacan Capitol Grounds in Malolos City, Bulacan on June 12, 2021. The President, accompanied by Senator Christopher Lawrence Go and National Historical Commission of the Philippines Chairperson Rene Escalante, hands over the award to Marita DP. Villatema-Santos, grandniece of Gen. Gregorio Del Pilar. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO