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.

By Bohol Island News

Your reliable source of news and content in the island and the rest of Central Visayas and Mindanao.

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