President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Oath-taking Ceremony of New PDP-Laban Member Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as his partner Honeylet offers a birthday prayer to Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco before he was sworn in as new member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017.) RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte prepares for the oath-taking ceremony of Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco (second from left) who was sworn in as new member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo are Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte looks on as Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco takes oath as new member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) before House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his partner Honeylet (second from left) pose for a photo with newly-sworn member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Marinduque Represenative Lord Allan Jay Velasco and his family at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Pesident Rodrigo Roa Duterte flashes his signature pose in a photo opportunity with newly-sworn member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Marinduque Represenative Lord Allan Jay Velasco after the oath-taking ceremony at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives an advice to newly-sworn member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Marinduque Represenative Lord Allan Jay Velasco after the oath-taking ceremony at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives an advice to newly-sworn member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Marinduque Represenative Lord Allan Jay Velasco after the oath-taking ceremony at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s partner Honeylet listens to the President who shares a message after the oath-taking ceremony of newly-sworn member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Marinduque Represenative Lord Allan Jay Velasco at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo is Velasco’s wife Rowena. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Newly-sworn Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Marinduque Represenative Lord Allan Jay Velasco applauds as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his message following the oath-taking ceremony at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Malacañang, Manila on November 22, 2017. Also in the photo is Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO