National Aquatics Center, Beijing, China
August 30, 2019

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attended the opening ceremony of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 2019 World Cup held at the National Aquatics Center in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

The event is the President’s last engagement in China’s capital for his Official Visit from August 28 to September 1, 2019. In the coming days, he shall be supporting the players of the Philippine basketball team — aka the ‘Gilas Pilipinas’ — during their scheduled games in the southern city of Guangzhou in Guangdong province, which the President is visiting for the first time.

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