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.