President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes a bow before the young athletes during the 2019 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on April 28, 2019.

Officials from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao take a solemn moment during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa led by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on April 28, 2019. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Thousands of young athletes take their oath of sportsmanship and amateurism during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa led by President
Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on April 28, 2019. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Craig Gimongala, an athlete from Davao Region, leads the lighting of the friendship cauldron during the 2019 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on April 28, 2019. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes a bow before the young athletes during the 2019 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on
April 28, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes a bow before the young athletes during the 2019 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on
April 28, 2019. ARMAN BAYLON/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO