President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will lead the flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, Taguig City on 26 August 2019, 8:00 a.m. in commemoration of National Heroes Day.
This year’s commemorative program, with the theme, “Pagkilala sa Bayaning Pilipino: Matapang, Magiting at Makabayan” is led by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) in coordination with other government agencies, local government units, and non-government organizations.
Col. Raul S Ciño CHS AFP will lead the invocation, followed by the welcome remarks of Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano and a message by NHCP Chairman Dr. Rene Escalante. DND Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana will introduce President Duterte, who will deliver a message.
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.