The term of the 76-year old president will expire in June 2012 and cannot be extended by the constitution.
Madrid. (European media).-Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippine President (Rodrigo Duterte), has officially confirmed his candidacy to the Senate seat. This was after Sara Duterte (Sara Duterte), his daughter from The country suggested her candidacy as vice president. .
According to Rappler news portal information, the president will resign from the campaign for the vice presidency position and will not be measured in opinion surveys with his daughter. The term of the president, aged 76 years old, will expire June 2022.
Therefore, on the same day that the deadline for submitting or modifying candidates expired, a representative formally confirmed the current president’s candidacy for the Manila Election Commission.
Duterte will be running for Senate as a candidate of the PDDS party. This party advocates federalism, and is an ally to the government PDP Laban. “Due to Duterte’s decision to run for the Senate, the alliance between PDP Laban and PDDS has been strengthened,” said Melvin Matibag, secretary general of the organization, who confirmed that the organization “fully supports” the president.
Sara Duterte (43 years old) presented her certificate on Saturday to replace the party that was associated with Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, former President.
Sara Duterte is a lawyer and an army reserve officer. She is also the mayor of her hometown, Davao City. The politician, who resigned as the general secretary of Hugpong Pagbadago, took the oath this week to become a Lakas CMD member.
On foreign policy issues, Duterte’s daughter has already proposed that although the Philippines has expressed its willingness to cooperate with Beijing in responding to the coronavirus pandemic, the Philippines will not appeal to China to enter the disputed waters of the South China Sea.