Zamboanga City
21 July 2016

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrived at the Edwin Andrews Air Base in Zamboanga City where he was welcomed by Zamboanga City Mayor Maria Isabelle ‘Beng’ Climaco and Lt. Gen. Mayoralgo Dela Cruz, Commander of the Western Mindanao Command (WESTMINCOM).

Also present in the reception line were Defense Secretary Delfin Lorezana, RAdm. Jeorge F. Amba, Commander of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NAVFORWEM); BGen. Domingo B. Palisoc Jr., Commander of the Philippine Air Force 3rd Air Division; P/CSupt. Billy B. Beltran, Regional Director of the Philippine National Police – Police Regional Office IX (PNP-PRO IX); and Commodore Pablo T. Gonzales, Jr., District Commander of the Philippine Coast Guard- Southwestern Mindanao District.

President Duterte then proceeded to Isabela City, Basilan where he will have several activities like meeting AFP and PNP officials, local chief executives (LCEs) and other government officials from Basilan Province at the104th Infantry Brigade Headquarters in Barangay Tabiawan.