Presidential Rodrigo Roa Duterte Graces the Federalism Summit Leads Oath-taking Ceremony of new PDP-Laban Members

Presidential Assistant for Bicol and Federalismo Alyansa ng Bicol Regional Convenor Dante Jimenez and Davao City First District Representative Karlo Nograles share the stage during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with the officers from the Federalismo Alyansa ng Bicol and the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption as well as the new members of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino and Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Camarines Sur Second District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr. and Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Luis Villafuerte during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017. Also in photo is Presidential Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017, reiterates his stance on the country’s shift from a unitary type of government to a federal type. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017, reiterates his stance on the country’s shift from a unitary type of government to a federal type. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017, orders the drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs) to abide by the implementation of the PUV modernization program citing that it is of the best interest of the country. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017, reiterates his stance on the country’s shift from a unitary type of government to a federal type. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is elated as the Federalismo Alyansa ng Bicol and the new members of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino and Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) express their support for the President’s push for a federal form of government during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath-taking of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino and Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) member Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Luis Villafuerte at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the Federalism Summit at the Capitol Convention Center in Pili, Camarines Sur on October 17, 2017. Also in photo are Presidential Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Camarines Sur Second District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr. and Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Luis Villafuerte. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO