Camp Vicente Lukban, Catbalogan City, Samar
August 8, 2016

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talked to the stormtroopers of the 8th Infantry Division (8ID) of the Philippine Army (PA) at Camp General Vicente Lukban, Catbalogan City, Samar.

“I am happy to meet you para sabihin sa iyo na ang Republika ng Pilipinas ay nandiyan sa tabi at likod mo,” the President stated.

He added that he would give his presidential plane to convert it into an air ambulance since he is comfortable with commercial flights.

“Lahat ng makakatulong sa inyo, inyo na,” he said.

Moreover, the President talked on his firm stand to attain peace.

“My job as a President is to seek peace for everybody to the next generation,” he emphasized.

Furthermore, he reiterated his campaign against illegal drugs as the number of those who are involved in the illicit drug trade ballooned to 600,000.

The President concluded by assuring before the people that his first and last interest is the government’s interest.

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