1st July 2017
(Misc News Sources)
President Rodrigo Duterte graced at the 50th founding anniversary of Davao Del Sur.
In his address at the Davao del Sur Sports and Business Complex in Digos City, President Duterte appealed to the New People’s Army to stop fighting the government forces so that peace talks will continue to gain ground.
Highlights of Speech :
Duterte to Maranaos: Why did you allow terrorists to enter?
– Duterte: I’m okay with MILF and MNLF, but I will never negotiate with terrorists
– Duterte: ISIS, local terrorist groups only want to kill and destroy
– Duterte: Terrorism has no redeeming factors
– Duterte discusses the historical, religious roots of Moro fight
Davao del Sur is one of the three provinces that comprised one Davao province back then. It was subsequently divided into three separate provinces — Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental and Davao del Norte — on May 8, 1967.