This year’s commemoration of National Heroes Day, with the theme, “Tunay na Kabayanihan sa Paglaban at Pagbangon” will be spearheaded by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) in coordination with the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and Presidential Communications Operations Office.
LTGEN Gilbert I Gapay PA will represent President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, will lead the simple flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, Taguig City on 31 August 2020, 8:00 a.m.
President Duterte will deliver his message during the event.
The commemorative rites will be attended by NHCP Chairman Dr. Rene Escalante, Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano, and Philippine Veterans Affairs Office Administrator Ernesto G. Carolina.
The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote Philippine history and preserve historical heritage through its administration of national shrines, museums, research and publication, conservation and marking of historic sites and structures.