Rizal National Monument, Rizal Park, City of Manila
December 30, 2022

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and the First Family paid homage to Dr. Jose P. Rizal as the nation commemorated the 126th anniversary of the martyrdom of the national hero.

In a ceremony at the Rizal Park in the City of Manila, the President offered a wreath at the Rizal National Monument following the flag raising ceremony which was held simultaneously in different historical sites nationwide.

Bearing this year’s theme, ‘Rizal: Alaalang Iningatan, Yaman Ngayon ng Bayan’ (Rizal: Preserved Memories Treasured Today by the Nation), different activities were conducted in remembering Dr. Jose P. Rizal led by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) in partnership with various agencies.

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