Rody to at­tend Palarong Pam­bansa

The Philippine Star - - NATION - – Jan­vic Ma­teo

Pres­i­dent Duterte will be the key­note speaker at the an­nual Palarong Pam­bansa in An­tique to­mor­row.

Ton­isito Umali, De­part­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion as­sis­tant sec­re­tary, said the Pres­i­dent con­firmed his at­ten­dance at the open­ing of the event that will run un­til April 29 at the Bini­rayan Sports Com­plex in San Jose de Bue­nav­ista.

It will be the first time that An­tique will host the an­nual sports event.

Umali, con­cur­rent sec­re­tary-gen­eral of the Palarong Pam­bansa board, said Duterte’s pres­ence in the com­pe­ti­tion, would show the support of the ad­min­is­tra­tion to the govern­ment’s sports pro­gram.

Ed­u­ca­tion Sec­re­tary Leonor Bri­ones and other national and lo­cal govern­ment of­fi­cials will also at­tend the event.

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