Finally! Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo met for the first time as President and Vice President of the Philippines on Friday, July 1, 2016.
President Rodrigo Duterte and and Vice President Leni Robredo met for the first time after winning the 2016 election at the AFP Change of Command ceremony on Friday.
Watch on the video below.
Vice President Robredo described the meeting as cordial. She also said that she took the opportunity to set an appointment with President Duterte with a positive response.
[A] Pres. Rodrigo Duterte and Vice Pres. Leni Robredo attended the AFP change of command ceremony this afternoon pic.twitter.com/thdMeZwitG
— Leni Robredo (@lenirobredo) July 1, 2016
On Thursday, Duterte and Robredo took their oath in a separate ceremony — Robredo’s inauguration was held at the Quezon City Reception House in New Manila while Duterte’s inauguration was held at the Malacañang Palace.