President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will lead the flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, Taguig City on 27 August 2018, 8:00 a.m. in commemoration of National Heroes Day.
This year’s commemorative program, with the theme, “Sakripisyo ng Bayaning Pilipino, Handog sa Bayan ay Pagbabago” is led by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) in coordination with other government agencies, local government units, and non-government organizations.
Chief Chaplain of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Commodore Tirso A Dolina AFP will lead the invocation followed by Taguig City Mayor Maria Laarni Lopez-Cayetano who will deliver the welcome remarks. DND Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana will introduce the Guest-of-Honor, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte who will give a message.
The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote Philippine history through its museums, research and publication, and preserve the nation’s historical heritage through conservation and the marking of historic sites and structures.