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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau



11 July 2019 10:41:39 PM

House of Representatives Acting Secretary-General Dante Roberto Maling, Chairperson of the Task Force SONA 2019, on Thursday presided the coordination meeting of all the agencies involved in preparatory and security activities for the 2019 State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte to be held on July 22, 2019. Present during the Inter-Agency Coordination Meeting held at the House of Representatives Andaya Hall were the MalacaƱang contingent composed of Assistant Secretaries Florentino Loyola Jr. and Ana Maria Paz-Rafael of the MalacaƱang Presidential Communications Operations Office; Assistant Secretary Lisette Marques, Appointment Secretary of the Office of the President; Assistant Secretary Orontes Castro of the Department of Foreign Affairs; Task Force Commander Col. Ferdinand Napuli of the Presidential Security Group; Senate Sergeant-at-Arms MGen. Rene Samonte (Ret.); Officer-in-charge Atty. Edwin Bellen of the Senate Secretary's Office; Director General Antonio De Guzman Jr. of the Senate Office of the International Relations and Protocol; the Philippine National Police - NCRPO, QCPD and BFP headed by PCSupt. Guillermo Eleazar; and the House of Representatives Secretariat, headed by Acting Secretary General Maling and Sergeant-at-Arms Gen. (Ret.) Romeo Prestoza. Among the presenters were Executive Directors Ma. Bernadette dela Cuesta and Edith Cardenas of the House Press and Public Affairs Bureau and Inter-Parliamentary Relations and Special Affairs Bureau, respectively.| Photos by Gilbert Engay/ Caption by Joselito Menorca and Molie Gonzales, News and Documentation Section-Press and Public Affairs Bureau/ House of Representatives of the Philippines