Rizal Day

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the flag raising ceremony during the 121st Anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal’s Martyrdom at the Rizal Park in Manila on December 30, 2017. Assisting the President are Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, former President and incumbent Manila City Mayor Joseph Estrada, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go and National Historical Commission of the Philippines chair Dr. Rene Escalante, among others. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO