Duterte postpones visit to Boracay

J. Jala | Posted on March 11, 2020


Malacañang announced the postponement of President Rodrigo Duterte’s scheduled visit to Boracay island tomorrow.

In a statement released on Wednesday evening, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said this is due to the recent developments and after careful review of the situation concerning the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country.

“The visit of the President to the said island is moved to a later date,” Panelo said.

Duterte’s visit was to show his support in promoting local tourism after the tourism sector suffered an impact due to the spread of the virus.

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