Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte
President, Republic of the Philippines
"You should innovate now, or you will perish. If we do not innovate in our lives,
we would have a hard time."
"It is this administration's priority to provide a comfortable and secure life
for the Filipinos. I fully support the science and technology community in its
undertakings particularly in promoting innovation for collective prosperity and
for inclusive development... in empowering individuals and bringing our country
to better heights. I trust that you will be with me all throughout in establishing a
brighter and better future for all."
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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in his keynote message during the Opening Ceremony of the
National Science and Technology Week celebration in Mindanao held at the SMX Convention
Center in Lanang, Davao City on 06 July 2018.