Central Command Headquarters, Camp Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City
August 5, 2016

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listened to the situation briefing led by the Commander of the Central Command (CENTCOM), Lt. Gen. Nicanor Vivar, at Camp Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City.

Prior to the presentation of Lt. Gen. Vivar, the President narrated his visit to the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center (AFPMC) and said that he was deeply in pain upon seeing the wounded and blinded soldiers.

Lt. Gen. Vivar presented to the Commander-in-Chief the recent accomplishments and further plans of the CENTCOM with regards to the normalization of the provinces, the Bangsamoro peace process, humanitarian assistance and disaster response, campaign against illegal drugs, and others.

The situation briefing was attended by some AFP and Philippine National Police (PNP) officers. The President was accompanied by National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go.

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