Marinduque Rep. Velasco thanks President Durterte for joining welcome dinner to 18th Congress neophytes


Marinduque Rep. Lord Alan Velasco haa expressed his gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte for attending the dinner last June 18 to welcome over a hundred lawmakers.

Velasco, one of the frontrunners as the next House Speaker, led the more than 125-strong lawmakers in the said dinner held at the Malago Lounge in Malacañan Park.

“I would like to thank President Rodrigo Duterte for joining us in the dinner reception to welcome more than 125 neophytes on June 18, 2019 at the Malago Lounge in Malacañan Park,” said the solon.

“It was a good opportunity for them to meet the President up close and personal.”

The said dinner was organized by Presidential son and Davao City representative-elect Paolo Duterte.

Velasco said that he felt honored to be part of the welcome dinner and to speak on behalf of the presidential son.

“It was an evening of fellowship to welcome the neophytes and get everybody acquainted before we buckle down to work in the 18th Congress next month,” said Velasco.

The Marinduque solon said that he wants to foster camaraderie among the members of the 18th Congress and to work harmoniously with them to forward their legislative agenda.