Camp General Artemio G. Ricarte, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
April 6, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte convened the officials, pilots, and commanding officers of the Western Command’s (WESCOM) Air and Naval Assets in a situation briefing at the Headquarters Building of Camp General Artemio G. Ricarte in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

Prior to the issuance of guidance from the President, WESCOM Commander Lt. Gen. Raul Del Rosario briefed him on security updates pertaining to the West Philippine Sea, the developments of the situation in Recto Bank (Reed Bank), the peace efforts on Palawan’s Internal Security Operations and other law enforcement operations in the province, oil explorations, and WESCOM’s actions against illegal drugs, terrorism, criminality, corruption, among others.

After the briefing, the Commander-in-Chief was requested to plant a Narra tree seedling which shall be named as “DuterTree” at the Headquarters Building Grounds.

National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana joined the President.

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