President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on April 28, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is greeted by one of the guests 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 poses for a selfie with some of the guests 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 chats with the officials from the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines on the sidelines of 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 poses for posterity with the guests 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 greets one of the guests 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 listens to the message of Education Secretary Leonor Briones during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on April 28, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to the message of Education Secretary Leonor Briones during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa at the Davao City-UP Sports Complex on April 28, 2019. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO